Tourette Syndrome

Author: Davide Martino
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199796262
Size: 43.42 MB
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Tourette Syndrome covers all of the main aspects related to TS, analyzing the complexity of its clinical presentation, the novel viewpoints of causes and mechanisms, the best way to assess TS patients, and the multifaceted and multidisciplinary treatment options.

Coping With Tourette Syndrome

Author: Sandra Buffolano
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1572246324
Size: 22.92 MB
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Coping with Tourette Syndrome includes forty activities to help children with Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders learn to manage their symptoms in a variety of situations, explain their tics to others, and make friends.

Tics And Tourette Syndrome

Author: Uttom Chowdhury
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846420061
Size: 62.59 MB
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This essential guide to tic disorders and Tourette Syndrome tackles problems faced both at home and at school, such as adjusting to the diagnosis, the effect on siblings and classroom difficulties. Dr Chowdhury offers advice on how to manage symptoms, describing practical techniques such as habit reversal and massed practice and reviewing available medical treatments. In clear, accessible language, this book explains the clinical signs and symptoms of Tourette and related conditions, and their possible causes. Presenting strategies for dealing with associated difficulties, including low self-esteem, anger-management and bullying, this book will be invaluable to parents, teachers, social workers and other professionals.

Tourette Syndrome

Author: Marlene Targ Brill
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 0761388532
Size: 77.57 MB
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Thousands of young people are diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome (TS) each year. TS is a disorder of the neurological system, causing uncontrollable sounds or movements called tics. TS peaks "when young people are most vulnerable to the challenges of early adolescence," explains psychology professor Douglass Woods in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. Symptoms can make school and everyday life very difficult. The good news is that scientists are gaining understanding of how TS works in the brain. While TS still has no cure, research is leading to more effective treatments. In this book, you'll read the stories of teenagers who struggled with TS and find out how they and their families dealt with the symptoms. You'll learn what causes TS, what can trigger tics, and what treatments can help relieve symptoms. Learning about this disorder is the best way to help yourself, a friend, or a family member live and thrive with TS.

Handbook Of Tourette S Syndrome And Related Tic And Behavioral Disorders Second Edition

Author: Roger Kurlan
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0203996968
Size: 36.78 MB
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Relating breakthroughs in phenomenology and neurobiology and current strategies for diagnosis, assessment, and clinical care, this long-anticipated Second Edition provides expanded descriptions of clinical features, further evidence linking heritability to etiology, and revised epidemiological estimates as observed in the most recent research on Tourette's syndrome (TS) and associated disorders. The latest information about the controversial poststreptococcal hypothesis is also presented and discussed.

Tourette Syndrome

Author: John T. Walkup
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781799706
Size: 32.49 MB
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This volume provides a summary review of all recently published and ongoing research initiatives related to Tourette Syndrome. The latest research is presented in a clinical context, and controversial issues are fully discussed using an evidence-based approach. These issues include the prevalence of TS, the nature of the TS phenotype, the role of autoimmunity in the development of TS, the role of comorbidity in functional outcomes of TS patients, and approaches to identifying the TS gene/genes. Chapters describe recent advances in neuroimaging, genetics, and treatment. The book includes extensive discussions of co-morbid disorders: obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, mood disorders, and tics.

Tourette Syndrome And Human Behavior

Author: David E. Comings
ISBN: 9781878267276
Size: 34.79 MB
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Describes for the general reader in easy to understand language the cause & treatment of many behavior disorders including alcoholism, drug addiction, compulsive eating & other compulsions & addictions, hyperactivity, attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, learning disorders, phobias, anxiety attacks, bad behavior in children & adolescents, short temper, depression, mania, tics, night terrors, bed wetting, inappropriate sexual behaviors, & many others. Emphasizes the physical & genetic roots to these disorders using the hereditary disorder, Tourette syndrome, as a basis. Contains 99 chapters on brain function, brain chemicals, genetics, behavior & treatment. A complete description of the role of dopamine, serotonin & endorphins in human behavior. The genes affecting these behaviors are very common & cause problems in 1 of 5 individuals. 828 pages, 640 illustrations, glossary, index, 2,500 references, 32-page human behavior questionnaire. "A classic"--Judy Wiggins, Book Dealers World. "The best available book for describing how the brain works"--Dr. Atkins of DR. ATKINS SHOW, N.Y. "Very readable"--Dr. Lynn Weiss, KLIF, Houston.

Tourette Syndrome

Author: M. Foster Olive
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1604134267
Size: 74.97 MB
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Provides comprehensive information on the causes, treatment, and history of Tourette syndrome.

Hi I M Adam

Author: Adam Buehrens
Publisher: Hope Press
ISBN: 9781878267290
Size: 48.66 MB
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Adam Buehrens was 10 years old when he had Tourette syndrome. He wrote and illustrated this book because he wanted everyone to know how he and other children with Tourette syndrome are not crazy. If your child has been so diagnosed this book will help them realize they are not alone. Adam has written abut his frustrations, fears and embarrassments, as well as his successes. His message to other is, learn abut what you have, then teach others about Tourette syndrome.

Tourette Syndrome

Author: Ruth Bjorklund
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761446170
Size: 15.76 MB
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Living well with any kind of medical condition takes courage and perseverance. Patients and their loved ones need to know they are not alone. They also need to feel in control, so the illness will not control them. One major way of coping with the stress of human disease is through awareness and understanding of the problem at hand. This highly readable and extremely helpful series provides young readers with all they need to know about a variety of medical conditions. Each book begins with a short profile of a person living with a specific condition. It then goes on to define the disease, examine its history, and describe its symptoms and treatments. Its accessibility makes this series a useful tool for school reports. Practical advice on living with illness makes it indispensable for young people affected directly or indirectly affected.