Citations with the tag: TOURETTE syndrome in children
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- Height Distribution in Children With Tourette Syndrome.
Zelnik, Nathanel; Newfield, Ron S.; Silman-Stolar, Zmira; Goikhman, Igor // Journal of Child Neurology; Mar2002, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p200
Tourette syndrome is characterized by motor and vocal tics, frequently accompanied by attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, coprolalia, aggressive or self-injurious behavior, and learning disabilities. We investigated the height distribution and clinical...
- June 2008 - Summer Camp for Children and Teens with Tourette Syndrome.
Zelnik, Nathanel; Newfield, Ron S.; Silman-Stolar, Zmira; Goikhman, Igor // Latitudes Online; 3/1/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p8
The article offers information on the 15th Annual Tourette Syndrome Camp USA that will be hosted by the Tourette Syndrome Camp Organization (TSCO) on June 22-28, 2008 in Ingleside, Illinois.
- Tourette's and Hypnosis: Kyra's Success Story.
Zelnik, Nathanel; Newfield, Ron S.; Silman-Stolar, Zmira; Goikhman, Igor // Latitudes Online; 9/15/2012, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p6
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience as a parent finding the right treatment for a child with Tourette syndrome.
- Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome in childhood: A guide for school professionals.
Walter, Abbe L.; Carter, Alice S. // School Psychology Review; 1997, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p28
Provides an overview of the neuropsychiatric condition known as Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome (GTS), to aid school professionals deal with school children afflicted with GTS. History; Clinical presentation; Etiology; Associated symptoms and difficulties; Correlation with attention-deficit...
- Understanding Tics and Tourette's Syndrome.
Walter, Abbe L.; Carter, Alice S. // American Family Physician; 4/15/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p2274
Discusses about Tourette's syndrome and tic disorders in children. Definition of tics; Clinical manifestations of Tourette's syndrome; Treatment.
- Children Tourette's syndrome and the Thematic Apperception Test: Is there a recognizable pattern?
Wodrich, David L.; Thull, Lynn M. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Oct97, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p635
Presents a study in which children with Tourette's syndrome and children treated for emotional and behavioral problems were given the Thematic Apperception Test. Details on the study's participants; Method used to conduct the study; Results of the study; Discussion of the findings.
- OPCs, TS and ADD.
Wodrich, David L.; Thull, Lynn M. // Latitudes; 2002, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p5
Reports on the case of a 12-year-old boy with Tourette's syndrome who have been treated with the antioxidants named Masquelier's OPCs. Reduction in tics after taking OPCs.
- 'Dude, You Don't Have Tourette's:' Tourette's Syndrome, Beyond the Tics.
Schapiro, Naomi A. // Pediatric Nursing; May/Jun2002, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p243
Discusses the role of primary care pediatric and advanced practice nurses in the diagnosis and management of Tourette's syndrome (TS). Classification of tic disorders; Etiology, course and prognosis of TS; Symptoms of TS and associated conditions.
- ADD/ADHD and Tourette Syndrome.
Ditter, Bob // Camping Magazine; Jan/Feb95, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p17
Answers questions on attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults and Tourette Syndrome (TS) in children. Signs of the ADD/ADHD disorders; Characteristics of TS; Consequences for children with TS; Coping with camp staff with the disorders.
- Recent Research on Tourette Syndrome Abstracts from PubMed.
Ditter, Bob // Latitudes Online; 9/1/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p7
The article presents abstracts on Tourette Syndrome which include Streptococcal infection and exacerbations of childhood tics and obsessive-compulsive symptoms: a prospective blinded cohort study, Thinning of sensorimotor cortices in children with Tourette syndrome, and Examining cortisol...
- Literature Reviews: Pediatric Neurology.
Lampe, John B.; Deputy, Stephen R. // Clinical Pediatrics; Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p736
Discusses the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children with tourette syndrome (TS). Percentage of children with TS who have comorbid ADHD; Pharmacologic treatment of children with chronic tic disorders and ADHD; Efficacy of stimulant drugs for treating ADHD.
- Boy with disease talks back to Bart.
Lampe, John B.; Deputy, Stephen R. // Current Science; 4/23/93, Vol. 78 Issue 17, p10
Discusses 13-year-old Joshua Smith's reaction to watching one of his favorite shows, `The Simpsons,' on November 5, 1992 where Bart faked an episode of Tourette syndrome symptoms. Why Joshua felt Bart had made fun of him and his disease; His letter of complaint; Symptoms of Tourette syndrome;...
- Parenting Stress and Related Factors in Parents of Children With Tourette Syndrome.
Mei-Yin Lee; Yueh-Chih Chen; Huei-Shyong Wang; Duan-Rung Chen // Journal of Nursing Research (Taiwan Nurses Association); Sep2007, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p165
The objective of this study was to assess the stress of parents and its influencing factors in caring for children with Tourette syndrome. A total of 150 subjects, either fathers or mothers of children diagnosed with Tourette syndrome between the ages of 6 and 12, were recruited by purposive...
- Obsessive compulsive behaviour and depressive symptoms in young people with Tourette syndrome: A controlled study.
Robertson, Mary M.; Banerjee, Sube; Eapen, Valsamma; Fox-Hiley, Paul // European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; 2002, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p261
Tourette syndrome (TS) is characterised by multiple motor and one or more vocal tics. There have been no controlled studies using standardised instruments of depressive symptoms and obsessive compulsive symptomatology (OCS) in young people with TS. We completed a study of phenomenology and...
- The Syndrome of Gilles de la Tourette.
Rosenthal, Joseph H.; Nicholson, Robert; Collier, Ella // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Feb1975, Vol. 8 Issue 2
Characterizes the clinical manifestations of the Gilles de la Tourette syndrome in children. Association of emotional problems with the syndrome; Diversity of concepts causation; Instances of spontaneous remission; Importance of interdisciplinary cooperation.
- Recognition and Management of Tourette's Syndrome and Tic Disorders.
Bagheri, Mohammed M.; Kerbeshian, Jacob; Burd, Larry // American Family Physician; 4/15/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p2263
Deals with the diagnosis and treatment of Tourette's syndrome and tic disorders in children. Clinical definition of Tourette's syndrome; Epidemiology of tics; Pathophysiology of Tourette's syndrome.
- An Educator's Guide to Tourette Syndrome.
Bronheim, Suzanne // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jan1991, Vol. 24 Issue 1
Presents a guide to help educators choose the best approach to educating children with Tourette Syndrome (TS). Features characterizing TS; Causes, treatment and associated disorders of TS; Characterization of children with TS; Classroom management of the student with TS; Tourette Syndrome...
- Clonidine Treatment Increases Tics in Patients With Tourette Syndrome: Case Report.
Kessler, Abraham R. // Journal of Child Neurology; May2001, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p380
Presents a case study wherein the hypotensive agent clonidine at subclinical concentrations led to an exacerbation of the complex and motor phonic tics in a child with Tourette syndrome. Possibility of a rebound effect which results from a rapid discontinuation of the drug's administration;...
- Clonidine and methylphenidate were effective for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children with comorbid tics.
Goldberg, J. // ACP Journal Club; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p70
Presents a study that investigated the effect of clonidine (CLON), methylphenidate (MPH), or combined CLON and MPH in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the Tourette syndrome. Study design and description of patients; Comparison of tic severity, global functioning...
- Using behavioral interventions to decrease coprolalia in a student with Tourette's syndrome and...
Earles, Theresa L.; Myles, Brenda Smith // Focus on Autistic Behavior; Feb94, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p1
Investigates behavioral techniques that would be most effective in decreasing coprolalia for a student with autism and Tourette's syndrome (TS). Background on TS; Co-occurrence of autism and TS; Use of a modified alternating treatment design to compare and validate behavioral interventions;...
Earles, Theresa L.; Myles, Brenda Smith // Reactions Weekly; 3/10/2007, Issue 1142, p21
The article presents a case report of a boy who developed Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome during his treatment with somatropin for idiopathic somatotropin deficiency. It states that the throat-clearing sounds of the boy had improved upon the discontinuation of his medication. The author...
- Tourette-Like Disorder in Asperger's Syndrome.
Littlejohns, Carl S.; Clarke, David J.; Corbett, John A. // British Journal of Psychiatry; Mar90, Vol. 156, p430
An eight-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome was given haloperidol to control agitation and aggressive outbursts. Withdrawal of the drug after two years was followed by Tourette-like symptoms. Subsequently neither haloperidol nor a second antipsychotic drug altered the core features of...
Littlejohns, Carl S.; Clarke, David J.; Corbett, John A. // Woman's Day (Australian Consolidated Press); 12/29/2008, Vol. 60 Issue 52, p75
The article presents several questions and answers related to personal secrets and fears which include, whether a stolen camera having recording of a funeral be ever found, whether to give more time to a loved one to reveal his secrets, and, whether a child suffering from tourette, die at a...
- Also of note.
Littlejohns, Carl S.; Clarke, David J.; Corbett, John A. // Contemporary Pediatrics; Sep2002, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p134
Focuses on a report which described children who were treated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors SSRI for obsessive-compulsive disorder or Tourette syndrome.
- The Successful Use of Ondansetron in a Boy With Both Leukemia and Tourette Syndrome.
Rizzo, Renata; Marino, Santo; Gulisano, Mariangela; Robertson, Mary M. // Journal of Child Neurology; Jan2008, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p108
This article reports an 8-year-old boy with both acute lymphoblastic leukemia and Gilles de Ia Tourette syndrome. Initially, for his leukemia, he was treated with chemotherapy, which resulted in severe nausea and vomiting for which he was given ondansetron, This not only relieved the target...
- Comparison of Weight Gain in Treatments for Tourette Syndrome: Tetrabenazine Versus Neuroleptic Drugs.
Ondo, William G.; Jonh, Daniel; Davis, Anthony // Journal of Child Neurology; Apr2008, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p435
Weight gain occurs with most neuroleptic drugs used to treat tics. Tetrabenazine, a vesicular monoamine transporter type 2 inhibitor, inhibits dopamine release. It is used to treat a variety of hyperkinetic movement disorders, including tics. Weight gain over time was compared in a group of...
- North Shore selected for ADD-Tourette study.
Ondo, William G.; Jonh, Daniel; Davis, Anthony // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 02/19/99, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p27A
Reports that the North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York has been selected to study a possible treatment for Attention Deficit Disorder in children with Tourette Syndrome. Funding from the National Institutes of Health; Study on the medication treatment in children between the...
- Are Involuntary Behaviors Really Involuntary?
Varnon, Christopher // Behavior Analysis Digest International; Fall2009, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p9
The article discusses a research done by researchers Michael M. Himley, Douglas W. Woods and Liviu Bunaciu at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee to study the involuntary behaviors of students with Tourette syndrome. The children were placed in a room with a machine dispensing tokens which...
- Further Psychometric Examination of the Tourette�s Disorder Scales.
Storch, Eric A.; Merlo, Lisa J.; Lehmkuhl, Heather; Grabill, Kristen M.; Geffken, Gary R.; Goodman, Wayne K.; Murphy, Tanya K. // Child Psychiatry & Human Development; Aug2007, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p89
The Tourette�s Disorder Scales (Shytle et al., 2003) are parent- (Tourette�s Disorder Scales�Parent Rated; TODS�PR) and clinician-rated (Tourette�s Disorder Scales�Clinician Rated; TODS�CR) measures that assess tics, obsessions, compulsions, inattention, hyperactivity, aggression,...
- TOURETTE SYNDROME: CLASSROOM IMPLICATIONS.
Chaturvedi, Amrita; Gartin, Barbara C. // Physical Disabilities: Education & Related Services; Spring2011, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p53
Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurobiological disorder characterized by various involuntary motor movements and vocal tics. Symptoms of TS emerge between the ages of 3 to 8 years old, are most severe when an individual reaches puberty, and decrease by the time a person is 20 years old....
- Tic disorders and the premonitory urge.
Steinberg, Tamar; Baruch, Sharona Shmuel; Harush, Adva; Dar, Ruvi; Woods, Doug; Piacentini, John; Apter, Alan // Journal of Neural Transmission; Feb2010, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p277
The aims of this study were to examine a non-English (Hebrew) version of a scale that measures the premonitory urge in children suffering from tic disorder, as well as examine the correlations of the urge with demographic and clinical aspects of Tourette Syndrome. Forty children and adolescents,...
- First of two parts Tourette syndrome--much more than tics.
Zinner, Samuel H. // Contemporary Pediatrics; Aug2004, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p22
Provides information on Tourette syndrome (TS) in children and adolescents. Overview of tics associated with TS; Comorbid conditions of TS, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Relation of genes to the risk of developing TS; Recommendation for physicians concerning the diagnosis...
- Second of two parts Tourette syndrome--much more than tics.
Zinner, Samuel H. // Contemporary Pediatrics; Aug2004, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p38
Provides information on the management of Tourette syndrome (TS) in children. Recommended behavioral approaches, including habit reversal; Overview of several medications that can be used to alleviate tics and comorbid conditions of TS; Background on the use of complementary and alternative...
- Aripiprazole Improves Symptoms of Aggression in Tourette Disorder.
Zinner, Samuel H. // Neuropsychiatry Reviews; Mar2008, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p6
The article examines the effectiveness of aripiprazole, an atypical antipsychotic with dopaminergic and serotonergic effects, in treating tics and rage in children with Tourette disorder. Neurologists believe that aripiprazole are beneficial but it is accompanied by significant side effects....
- Parents with Answers!
Helm, Connie // Latitudes; 2003, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p20
Presents a parent's views on the condition of her daughter, who was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in 1996, and her chronically-sick son, who was asthmatic and started having tics at about six years old. Negative side effects from standard...
- Evaluation of a Peer-focused Intervention to Increase Knowledge and Foster Positive Attitudes Toward Children with Tourette Syndrome.
Holtz, Kristen; Tessman, Greta // Journal of Developmental & Physical Disabilities; Dec2007, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p531
This study examines the impact of a video-based intervention to increase children�s knowledge and positive attitudes toward a peer with Tourette Syndrome (TS). TS, a neurological disorder characterized by verbal and motor tics, is a confusing and potentially stigmatizing disorder. Although...
- Tourette Syndrome.
Holtz, Kristen; Tessman, Greta // Latitudes Online; 6/30/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p14
The article presents the views of Doctor Gerald Erenberg on the studies on the relationship between Tourette syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and stimulant medication. Although Erenberg reviewed the studies it does not address whether use of stimulant medication can cause a...
- OCD and/or Tics.
Holtz, Kristen; Tessman, Greta // Latitudes Online; 6/30/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p17
The article reports the possibility that caudate volumes in children with Tourette syndrome could predict the severity of tics and obsessive-compulsive symptoms in early adulthood, according to a research by the Child Study Center of Yale University School of Medicine.
- How I Managed Two Kids with Tourette Syndrome.
Holtz, Kristen; Tessman, Greta // Latitudes Online; 9/30/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p3
The author discusses his experiences of how she managed two children with tourette syndrome. She consulted allergist Doctor Doris Rapp who diagnosed that her children have strong food allergy and manifest tourette syndrome. She and her husband has taken measures to keep their home free from...
- A Remarkable Mother's Quest for Health.
Ross, Gary S. // Latitudes Online; 9/30/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p29
The article discusses the challenges faced by Denise Buzbuzian as a mother of Jessie, a child who has Tourette syndrome. Jessie faced more challenges during his second grade when he began making uncontrollable squeaking sounds. Jessie was then placed on a therapeutic program with nutrients and...
- Mom Gets the Word Out on Tourettes.
Ross, Gary S. // Latitudes Online; 4/2/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p7
The article features writer Andrea Frazer Paventi. A mother of a boy with Tourette syndrome, Andrea has a blog called Ticked off-Tourette talk and also has a column for babycenter.com. Andrea's posts include food allergies and tics and how she took her son to a practitioner who used kinesiology...
- Tourette Syndrome and Chiropractic Care.
Brittain, Lisa // American Chiropractor; Apr2009, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p56
The article presents a case study of an 11-year-old male who was diagnosed with tourette syndrome at the age of four. He has complex vocal and motor tics and has fatigue and irritability. The patient has cervical and thoracic segmental joint dysfunctions with associated myospasm in thoracic...
- Motor Tics, Tourette Syndrome, and Learning Disabilities.
Lerer, Robert J. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May1987, Vol. 20 Issue 5
Focuses on Tourette syndrome and the potentially exacerbating effects of medication on children suffering from this disorder. Occurrence of learning disabilities and attentional disorders by children with Tourette syndrome; Treatment of such individuals with stimulant drugs which may...
- The role of group A beta hemolytic streptococcal infections in patients with tic and tourett's disorders.
Noorbakhsh, Samileh; Jalili, Behrooz; Shamshiri, Ahmad Reza; Shirazi, Elham; Tabatabaei, Azardokht; Taghipour, Reza; Fathi, Ahmad Modares // Tehran University Medical Journal; Dec2010, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p534
Background: Recently, many cases diagnosed as pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with group A beta hemolytic streptococcus infection (PANDAS) due to production of autoimmune antibodies. Object of this study was comparison the titer of antibodies against group A beta...
- THEY BLAMED ME FOR his behaviour.
Noorbakhsh, Samileh; Jalili, Behrooz; Shamshiri, Ahmad Reza; Shirazi, Elham; Tabatabaei, Azardokht; Taghipour, Reza; Fathi, Ahmad Modares // Woman's Day (Australian Consolidated Press); 2/9/2004, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p70
Features Bronwyn Greet, a nurse and mother of child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and Tourette syndrome. Rapid movements developed by her son; Tourette syndrome symptoms exhibited by her son; Health management strategies learned by Greet.
- 034�Growth, weight and neuroleptics in children with Tourette syndrome.
J Griffiths; J S Stern; H Simmons // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry; Oct2010, Vol. 81 Issue 10, pe14
AIMS: Children with Tourette syndrome are frequently given neuroleptics to suppress tics. These agents are generally associated with weight gain and other metabolic consequences which would clearly be of particular concern in this population. We examined weight and BMI data in cohort of children...
- Tourette Syndrome and Learning Disabilities.
Burd, Larry; Kauffman, David W.; Kerbeshian, Jacob // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Nov1992, Vol. 25 Issue 9
Discusses the relationship between tourette syndrome (TS) and learning disabilities. Criteria used in assessing learning disability among children; Relationship between TS and conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder.
- Tourette Syndrome Can Be Treated.
Blacher, Jan; Cook, Clayton R. // Exceptional Parent; Apr2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p76
Discusses Tourette syndrome (TS) in children. Symptoms associated with TS; Treatments available for children; Result of a research about psychosocial treatments for TS.
- Posterior cortical atrophy with prominent alexia without agraphia in a Tourette syndrome.
Fragassi, Nina; Chiacchio, Laura; Errichiello, Luca; Pappatà, Sabina; Tedeschi, Maria; Striano, Pasquale; Striano, Salvatore // Neurological Sciences; Dec2011, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p1129
We report for the first time a patient with childhood-onset Tourette's syndrome (TS) who developed alexia without agraphia, acalculia, visual agnosia for objects and faces, and preserved mnesic functions in older age. Neuroimaging studies demonstrated temporo-parieto-occipital cortical atrophy...
- Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome in a patient with 47(XXX) syndrome: a case report.
Fragassi, Nina; Chiacchio, Laura; Errichiello, Luca; Pappatà, Sabina; Tedeschi, Maria; Striano, Pasquale; Striano, Salvatore // Journal of Medical Case Reports; 2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p542
The article presents a case study of a 11-year-old girl with anxiety and learning difficulties. She was found to have 47 (XXX) syndrome after a prenatal investigation. Her parents revealed that she was born full term and went to kindergarten without any difficulty. Her neurological examination...