Sleep, anxiety and psychiatric symptoms in children with Tourette syndrome and tic disorders.

@article{Modafferi2016SleepAA,
  title={Sleep, anxiety and psychiatric symptoms in children with Tourette syndrome and tic disorders.},
  author={Sergio Modafferi and Maddalena Stornelli and Flavia Chiarotti and Francesco Cardona and Oliviero Bruni},
  journal={European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={696-703}
}
OBJECTIVE The current study evaluated the relationship between tic, sleep disorders and specific psychiatric symptoms (anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive symptoms). METHODS Assessment of 36 consecutive children and adolescents with tic disorders included: the Yale Global Tic Severity Scale (YGTSS) to assess the severity of tic symptoms; the Self-administered scale for children and adolescents (SAFA) to evaluate the psychopathological profile; a specific sleep questionnaire consisting… CONTINUE READING