The impact of tics, obsessive-compulsive symptoms, and impulsivity on global functioning in Tourette syndrome.

@article{Kano2015TheIO,
  title={The impact of tics, obsessive-compulsive symptoms, and impulsivity on global functioning in Tourette syndrome.},
  author={Yukiko Kano and Toshiaki Kono and Natsumi Matsuda and Maiko Nonaka and Hitoshi Kuwabara and Takafumi Shimada and Kurie Shishikura and Chizue Konno and Masataka Ohta},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2015},
  volume={226 1},
  pages={156-61}
}
This study investigated the relationships between tics, obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS), and impulsivity, and their effects on global functioning in Japanese patients with Tourette syndrome (TS), using the dimensional approach for OCS. Fifty-three TS patients were assessed using the Yale Global Tic Severity Scale, the Dimensional Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale, the Impulsivity Rating Scale, and the Global Assessment of Functioning Scale. Although tic severity scores were… CONTINUE READING

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