We frequently hear from people who find themselves overwhelmed by the diagnosis of Tourette syndrome. I’ve developed an article that I hope will serve as a quick reference and can be shared with others who are looking for an introduction to this increasingly common condition.
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You can learn and participate on our active Forum for several conditions, including tics and Tourette syndrome. There’s nearly 5,000 topics on tics and Tourette’s alone. We’ve selected a handful of topics from among the […]
Rsearchers recently found that cognitive behavioral therapy normalized activity in a motor area of the brains of study participants with Tourette syndrome. The findings of the study were scheduled to be presented at the First […]
This message was received from a reader in the UK: I wonder if you could assist with what would be the best option for helping our 7-year-old son. He appears to have tics. Over the […]
It’s great that public awareness of Tourette syndrome has increased in recent years, yet a number of significant misconceptions remain. We’ve touched on some of these in our Dos and Don’ts infographic for the treatment […]
Join us to promote Tourette syndrome awareness, acceptance, understanding, and to help find safe and effective treatments for millions worldwide with Tourettes and other tic disorders. Follow our simple steps to help raise awareness! We’ve […]
Editor’s note: Last month we posted the article “Abilify for Tourette Syndrome: My Son’s Tragic Story.” The heartbreaking account was widely shared and commented on. Darius was prescribed the antipsychotic medication Abilify for his severe […]