Tourette's and comorbid syndromes: obsessive compulsive and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A common etiology?

@article{Sheppard1999TourettesAC,
  title={Tourette's and comorbid syndromes: obsessive compulsive and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A common etiology?},
  author={Dianne M. Sheppard and John L. Bradshaw and Rosemary Purcell and Christos Pantelis},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={1999},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={531-52}
}
Tourette's syndrome (TS), a neuropsychiatric movement disorder that manifests itself in childhood, is often associated with comorbid symptomatology, such as obsessions, compulsions, hyperactivity, distractibility, and impulsivity. Epidemiological studies suggest that a substantial number of TS patients develop clinical levels of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This review aims to provide an integrated account of the three disorders in… CONTINUE READING
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