Chapter 8. Childhood Disorders: Tic Disorders

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch8

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Childhood Disorders: Tic Disorders, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527

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Keywords:

  • Tourette's disorder;
  • Chronic Motor or Vocal Tic Disorder (CT);
  • Transient Tic Disorder and Tic Disorder Not Otherwise Specified DSM-IV-TR Diagnostic Criteria;
  • psychosocial issues in tic severity and impairment;
  • childhood disorders – tic disorders;
  • alpha-adrenergic agonist clonidine for tics and ADHD symptoms;
  • psychosocial treatments and treatment-refractory cases