Habit Reversal Training Effective Treatment for Tourette’s Syndrome
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 2, July 2010
Editor-in-Chief, Caroline Fisher, PhD, MD
The first line treatment for patients with Tourette’s syndrome is low-dose, high potency antipsychotic medications. Ziprasidone (Geodon) and risperidone (Risperdal) have been proven to be effective in reducing the severity of tics in children, although not for eliminating them…
Editor-in-Chief, Caroline Fisher, PhD
Training director and Chief of Child Psychiatry at Samaritan Health Systems in Corvallis, OR
Dr. Fisher has disclosed that she has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.