The researchers assessed outcomes for patients with previously validated diagnoses of Tourette syndrome or chronic tic disorder
in the Swedish National Patient Register.
KEYWORDS: Tic Disorder
, Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF), Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), Neurotrophic factor.
PANDAS has become an evolving area of research for a possible relationship, investigating the relationship between GABHS infections in children and the development of either an obsessive-compulsive disorder or tic disorder
. Overall, the limited series and case reports in the literature provide an unsubstantiated link between tonsillectomy and symptom remission, predominantly as other notable variables including pharmacological therapy (antibiotics and tetrabenazine), and stress/fatigue were not accounted for.
Behavioral interventions for tic disorders
. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 33, 641-655.
Because her complaints started within a time period shorter than one year, haloperidol treatment was inititated with a diagnosis of "transient tic disorder
" according to the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria (6).
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the possible link between gluten and anti-gliadin antibodies and neurological disorders specifically motor tic disorder
in a pediatric patient.
The ADHD meds do not cause tic disorders
but may bring out or make a tic disorder
Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome (TS) is a tic disorder
with a lifetime prevalence of 0.8% .
is a problem in which a part of the body moves repeatedly, quickly, suddenly and uncontrollably.
The condition, which is sometimes known as multiple tic disorder
or tic spectrum disorder is, in most cases, also linked to other behaviours, most often obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD).
Association between streptococcal infection and obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette's syndrome, and tic disorder
. Pediatrics 2005; 116: 56-60.
* Consider giving a dopamine receptor blocker for Tourette syndrome or other tic disorder
; alternative agents are clonidine or a newer agent, tetrabenazine.