Self injurious behaviour in Tourette syndrome: correlates with impulsivity and impulse control.

@article{Mathews2004SelfIB,
  title={Self injurious behaviour in Tourette syndrome: correlates with impulsivity and impulse control.},
  author={Carol A Mathews and Jennifer Waller and David V. Glidden and Thomas L. Lowe and Luis Diego Herrera and Cathy L. Budman and Gerald Erenberg and Allen Naarden and Ruth D. Bruun and N B Freimer and Victor I. Reus},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={75 8},
  pages={1149-55}
}
BACKGROUND Self injurious behaviour (SIB), the deliberate, repetitive infliction of self harm, is present in a wide variety of neuropsychiatric disorders, including Tourette syndrome (TS). Although SIB occurs in up to 60% of individuals with TS, and can cause significant clinical impairment and distress, little is known about its aetiology. OBJECTIVE This study examined the relationship between SIB and other behavioural features that commonly co-occur with TS in nearly 300 subjects with TS… CONTINUE READING

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