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Research Poster - Treatment Outcomes for Co-morbid Tourette Syndrome
and Associated Disorders in a
Specialized Outpatient Tertiary Clinic

Research Poster - Treatment Outcomes for Co-morbid Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders in a Specialized Outpatient Tertiary Clinic

by Colin King, Laura Theall-Honey, Shannon Stewart, Duncan McKinlay

Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurodevelopmental condition consisting of multiple motor and one or more phonic tics. Reviews have documented the very high co-morbidity of TS and other neurodevelopmental and anxiety disorders, such as Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Previous research and existing evidence-based treatment guidelines indicate treatment for OCD and IED remain effective when considerable comorbidity exists. Current research results were consistent with this pattern, with support shown for the specialized clinic in treating children with TS and associated disorders. Continued symptom reduction from post treatment to follow-up suggests support for building skills with this client population.

CPRI 2011

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