Sensory aspects of Tourette syndrome

  title={Sensory aspects of Tourette syndrome},
  author={Joanna H. Cox and Stefano Seri and Andrea Eugenio Cavanna},
  journal={Neuroscience \& Biobehavioral Reviews},

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