Tourette's syndrome: from behaviour to biology

@article{Singer2005TourettesSF,
  title={Tourette's syndrome: from behaviour to biology},
  author={H. Singer},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={149-159}
}
  • H. Singer
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet Neurology
  • Tourette's syndrome (TS) is a chronic neuropsychiatric disorder characterised by motor and vocal tics. Diagnosis is based solely on clinical criteria. The prevalence of this syndrome is estimated to be between one and ten per 1000 children and adolescents and the outcome is generally favourable; most patients improve by their late teens or early adulthood. Affected individuals are at increased risk of various comorbid neurobehavioural problems, the negative effects of which commonly exceed… CONTINUE READING

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