Tourette’s and Other Tic Disorders in Children and Adolescents (March/April)

Date of Issue: 03/01/2017 | Volume: 8 | Number: 2

Issue Links:Learning Objectives | Editorial Information

This issue on Tourette’s and other tic disorders in children and adolescents addresses the challenges of diagnosing tic disorders and covers the most current behavioral and pharmacological treatments used to treat these disorders.

In This Issue


Treating Tourette’s Disorder

Topics: Child Psychiatry | OCD | Practice Tools and Tips | Psychotherapy

Tourette’s disorder (TD), also known as Tourette syndrome, is a fascinating yet complex neurodevelopmental disorder that can be challenging to treat. Dr. Georges Gilles de la Tourette, a French neurologist who described the first nine cases in 1885, had it right when he described the “peculiar” symptoms as a syndrome, later reporting that “fears, phobias, and arithmomania” were part of the picture.

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Expert Q&A

Assessing and Diagnosing Tic Disorders

Topics: Child Psychiatry | OCD | Practice Tools and Tips

Dr. Greenberg works in the obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders program, and I see both kids with tics and OCD or OCD-related disorders as well as those with symptoms consistent with pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections (PANDAS) or pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS). She typically sees two to three new patients a week who fit somewhere in the OCD, tic, or PANDAS spectrum.

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CME Post-Test

CME Post-Test for Tourette’s and Other Tic Disorders in Children and Adolescents, CCPR, March/April 2017

Topics: CME Post-Test

The post-test for this issue is available for one year after the publication date to subscribers only. By successfully completing the test you will be awarded a certificate for 2 CME credits.

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