Transient tic disorder
and the clinical spectrum of Tourette syndrome.
The surgical inclusion criteria were as follows:[sup] (1) TS diagnosis according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4[sup]th Edition, Text Revision criteria and the DCI, (2) chronic and severe tic disorder
with severe functional impairment, (3) the patient had not responded to adequate doses of three classes of drugs administered for at least 12 weeks each or could not tolerate medications because of side effects, and (4) the patient was over 18 years of age.
In the DSM-IV, tics lasting less than 1 year would have been given the diagnosis of transient tic disorder
It is estimated that 1 in 100 people show signs of TS or tic disorder
, with as many as 20,000 children in New Jersey alone.
Three patients had a diagnosis of Substance Abuse, Tic Disorder
and PDD, 1 % each.
In this paper, four patients who were referred to our department with a prediagnosis of psychogenic cough, found to have tic disorder
as a result of the assessments performed and improved with antipsychotic medication are presented.
For both conditions, the behavior must not be better accounted for by a compulsion, a tic disorder
, part of autism, hair pulling (trichotillomania), or paroxysmal dyskinesias.
Purpose: This case is to describe the response to dietary and nutritional intervention of a pediatric patient diagnosed with Motor Tic Disorder
Motor disorders include developmental coordination disorder, stereotypic movement disorder, Tourette's disorder, persistent (chronic) motor or vocal tic disorder
, provisional tic disorder
, other specified tic disorder
, and unspecified tic disorder
The ADHD meds do not cause tic disorders
but may bring out or make a tic disorder
is a problem in which a part of the body moves repeatedly, quickly, suddenly and uncontrollably.
The condition, which is sometimes known as multiple tic disorder
or tic spectrum disorder is, in most cases, also linked to other behaviours, most often obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD).