Sensory phenomena associated with Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome.

  title={Sensory phenomena associated with Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome.},
  author={Alice J. Cohen and James F. Leckman},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={53 9},
BACKGROUND Our study was conducted to characterize sensory phenomena experienced by Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome (TS) sufferers. Specific foci of the study were premonitory urges associated with motor and phonic tics, site sensitization, and disinhibition behaviors. METHOD Twenty-eight subjects were recruited for participation in the study from the Tourette's Syndrome Association and from neurologists' patient lists. All had been diagnosed as having TS at least 2 years prior to the study… CONTINUE READING


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