tic disorder

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tic disorder

n.
Any of several neurological disorders characterized by the presence of motor or vocal tics for at least one year and by onset before the age of 18, and that cannot be attributed to a specific physiological or medical condition. Tourette syndrome is an example of a tic disorder.
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There's no known cause, but some research indicates that tic disorders may be inherited or could be linked to the chemicals in the brain that transmit nerve signals to your cells (neurotransmitters).
Two studies included in the meta-analysis assessed patients with comorbid tic disorders and found no difference by treatment.
Nonprofit organization working to make life better for all people affected by Tourette and tic disorders.
They discuss developmental considerations for evidence-based practices for youth and evidence-based assessment and case formulation, then specific disorders: depression and suicidality, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, phobias, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, disruptive behavior disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, eating disorders, substance use disorders, and tic disorders and trichotillomania.
ADHD with comorbid tic disorders show disruptive behaviour and high functional impairment.
Therapeutic plasma exchange and intravenous immunoglobulin for obsessive-compulsive disorder and tic disorders in childhood.
There is no other family history of neurodevelopmental disorders, including no obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Tourette's disorder, or other chronic tic disorders.
The differantial diagnosis of chronic cough in children should include tic disorders as well as psychogenic cough.
Founded in 1972, the Tourette Association of America is dedicated to making life better for all individuals affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders.
Phenomenology of tics and natural history of tic disorders.
Coffey, director of the Institute for Tourette and Tic Disorders at New York University Langone Medical Center.