Self-, parent-, and teacher-reported behavioral symptoms in youngsters with Tourette syndrome: a case-control study.

@article{Termine2011SelfPA,
  title={Self-, parent-, and teacher-reported behavioral symptoms in youngsters with Tourette syndrome: a case-control study.},
  author={Cristiano Termine and Claudia Selvini and Umberto Balottin and Chiara Luoni and Clare M Eddy and Andrea E. Cavanna},
  journal={European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={95-100}
}
AIMS Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by multiple tics and associated with co-morbid behavioral problems (TS-plus). We investigated the usefulness of self-report versus parent- and teacher-report instruments in assisting the specialist assessment of TS-plus in a child/adolescent population. METHODS Twenty-three patients diagnosed with TS (19 males; age 13.9 ± 3.7 years) and 69 matched healthy controls participated in this study. All recruited participants… CONTINUE READING