Tourette’s disorder and other tic disorders in DSM-5: a comment

  title={Tourette’s disorder and other tic disorders in DSM-5: a comment},
  author={Veit R{\"o}\ssner and Pieter J. Hoekstra and Aribert Rothenberger},
  booktitle={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
Classification of tic disorders will be revised in the forthcoming edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5). We do not support the suggestion to move tic disorders to “Anxiety and Obsessive–Compulsive Disorders”, if the section “Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence” is not retained. Other than that, most proposed changes of the criteria for tic disorders contain a number of welcome improvements, e.g., the more… CONTINUE READING