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.

  • Different Like You.
    MERCER, MATT; BIANCHI, JANE // Scholastic Choices; Apr2014, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p20 

    The article focuses on a 14 year old boy with Tourette syndrome.

  • Successful pallidal deep brain stimulation in 15-year-old with Tourette syndrome: 2-year follow-up.
    Massano, João; Sousa, Cláudia; Foltynie, Tom; Zrinzo, Ludvic; Hariz, Marwan; Vaz, Rui // Journal of Neurology; Sep2013, Vol. 260 Issue 9, p2417 

    A letter to the editor is presented about the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in a pediatric case of 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...

  • '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.

  • 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.

  • Look What These Families Did for Their Kids' Tics (Premium).
    Wodrich, David L.; Thull, Lynn M. // Latitudes Online; Jun2014, p1 

    Personal narratives of two parents who dealt with and managed their children's Tourette syndrome and tics are presented.

  • 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.

  • Understanding Tics and Tourette's Syndrome.
    Wodrich, David L.; Thull, Lynn M. // 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.

  • 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.

  • 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;...

  • 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;...

  • PSYCHIC.
    Earles, Theresa L.; Myles, Brenda Smith // 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...

  • Somatropin.
    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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome in a patient with 47(XXX) syndrome: a case report.
    Goldberg, J. // 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...

  • An itch needing scratching.
    Essex, Charles // New Zealand Doctor; 3/22/2006, p26 

    Provides information on Tourette's syndrome, which is a disorder of multiple motor and vocal tics. Treatment and management of the syndrome; Symptoms; Effect of the syndrome on the normal functioning of children.

  • 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...

  • North Shore selected for ADD-Tourette study.
    Rizzo, Renata; Marino, Santo; Gulisano, Mariangela; Robertson, Mary M. // 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,...

  • 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....

  • 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.

  • Mom Gets the Word Out on Tourettes.
    Holtz, Kristen; Tessman, Greta // 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...

  • THEY BLAMED ME FOR his behaviour.
    Brittain, Lisa // 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.

  • 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.

  • Increased Frontomotor Oscillations During Tic Suppression in Children With Tourette Syndrome.
    Hong, Hyun Ju; Sohn, Hansem; Cha, Minho; Kim, Seongkyun; Oh, Jihoon; Chu, Min Kyung; Namkoong, Kee; Jeong, Jaeseung // Journal of Child Neurology; May2013, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p615 

    This work investigated whether Tourette syndrome patients exhibit alterations in neural oscillations during spontaneous expression and suppression of tics. Electroencephalograms (EEGs) were recorded from 9 medication-naïve children with Tourette syndrome and 10 age-matched healthy subjects in...

  • Identifying and managing Tourette syndrome.
    Pountney, David // British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing; Sep2009, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p416 

    The article focuses on the signs and symptoms, treatment and clinical management of Tourette syndrome, an inherited neurological movement disorder, in Great Britain. The condition affects children which can be detected with the rapid blinking of the eye and abrupt multiple symptoms of movements....

  • Management of Severe Pediatric Tourette Syndrome Resistant to Drug Treatment.
    Perera, Hemamali; Abayanayaka, Chittahari // Case Reports in Psychiatry; 2012, p1 

    Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder with chronic and disabling impacts onmultiple domains of functioning in children. Treatment of TS is often complicated by comorbid conditions. We present a 12-year-old boy with severe symptoms of Tourette syndrome (TS), with prominent and...

  • He thinks nicotine fits brain research.
    Perera, Hemamali; Abayanayaka, Chittahari // Business North Carolina; Dec2000, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p63 

    Focuses on the potential of nicotine as treatment for Alzheimer's disease and Tourette's syndrome according to the research of Donald deBethizy, chief executive officer of Targacept Incorporated. Impact of nicotine on memories of Alzheimer's disease patients; Benefits of nicotine patches to...

  • Deleterious Effects of Drugs Used for Hyperactivity on patients with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome.
    Sleator, Esther K. // Clinical Pediatrics; Jul1980, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p455 

    Two pediatricians failed to recognize Gilles de la Tourette syndrome in a child. The symptoms were exacerbated after the child took both pemoline and methylphenidate. All medications commonly used to treat hyperactivity may cause such exacerbation. Gilles de la Tourette syndrome is frequently...

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