Touretter


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Touretter

(to͝o-rĕt′ər)
n.
A person who has Tourette syndrome.

Touretter

A person with Tourette syndrome, see there.
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To be RtH is to allow the world of the 'Touretter' to disappear, to be lost in some activity without interruption.
The more disruptive TS is for that person the more it reveals the world, where people may intentionally cross the street or avoid eye-contact, making the 'Touretter' socially invisible.
'The motionless Parkinsonian can sing and dance, and when he does so is completely free from his Parkinsonism; and when the galvanised Touretter sings, plays or acts he in turn is completely liberated from his Tourette's' (Sacks, 2007: p 102) (xvii).
As these they are meaningfully structured into the world of the Touretter, as part of their being-in-the-world, it has a non-representational aspect.
So that we know the compulsion to 'tic' with its associated depression/anxiety do stem from 'deficits in the basal ganglia, limbic system, and cerebral cortex' (Cohen and Leckman, 1999: 61; see also Leckman, Walker et al., 1994; Lombroso, Scahill, Chappell, et al., 1995), even if this is not what the Touretter experiences.
Here a Touretter describes his medicated and non-medicated states:
For instance, some Touretters are impelled to court danger by holding their
demonstrated, Touretters can control them to some degree.
Average blood level of serotonin and its chemical precursor were significantly lower in Touretters and their parents, the researchers found.
Touretters append mental activity to motor urges and impulses in order to make sense of them.