OVERVIEW As discussed in the previous post, not all individuals with tics need medical treatment. When tics cause pain, interfere with daily activities, disrupt the classroom, or affect social functioning, treatment should be considered. Several treatment options are available....
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Research in Plain English
OVERVIEW Tic definitions and diagnoses have been described in the previous two posts. Tics are common among children. And not all children with tics require treatments. The goal of this post is to describe occasions when medical treatments should...
DIAGNOSING TOURETTE’S SYNDROME Based on the 5th Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, abbreviated DSM-5, several features are required to diagnose Tourette’s syndrome.1 Two or more motor tics (meaning at least two tics with movements...