Chapter 21. Treatment of Tics and Tourette Syndrome

  1. Mark Hallett3 and
  2. Werner Poewe4
  1. Harvey S. Singer1,2 and
  2. Erika L. F. Hedderick1,2

Published Online: 29 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch21

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

How to Cite

Singer, H. S. and Hedderick, E. L. F. (2008) Treatment of Tics and Tourette Syndrome, in Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders (eds M. Hallett and W. Poewe), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pediatric Neurology, Harriet Lane Children's Health Building, Baltimore, MD, USA

  2. 2

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470066485

Online ISBN: 9780470713990

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Keywords:

  • Tourette's syndrome;
  • tics;
  • neurobiological;
  • treatment;
  • pharmacological;
  • non pharmacological;
  • surgical;
  • deep brain stimulation;
  • co morbidities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Tic Disorders

  • Tourette Syndrome

  • Neurobiological Basis for Tics

  • General Principles of Treatment

  • Treatment of Tics

  • Treatment of Co-Morbidities

  • References