This article has provided an approach to patients who present with Tourette's syndrome or other tic disorders. The goals are to clarify each of the problems, to determine whether the major source of distress is related to tics or associated behaviors, and to develop an individualized multimodal treatment program. A valuable source of additional information for physicians, parents, and patients is the voluntary nonprofit Tourette Syndrome Association, 42-40 Bell Blvd, Bayside, NY 11361-9596.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health