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A family's guide to Tourette syndrome

Author: John T Walkup; Jonathan W Mink; Kevin St P McNaught
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : iUniverse, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Medical and scientific information about Tourette syndrome for patients, families, care providers, academic institutions, and medical centers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Walkup; Jonathan W Mink; Kevin St P McNaught
ISBN: 9781462068579 146206857X 9781462068586 1462068588
OCLC Number: 780478585
Description: xiv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Foreword --
Contributors --
Abbreviations --
Introduction / Joseph Jankovic --
The diagnosis of Tourette syndrome / James F. Leckman, Michael H. Bloch, and Robert A. King --
Psychiatric conditions associated with Tourette syndrome / Barbara J. Coffey and Amanda Zwilling --
Problems with anger, aggression, and impulse control in Tourette syndrome / Cathy L. Budman and Joanna Witkin --
How common is Tourette syndrome in children? / Lawrence Scahill --
The causes of TS and changes that occur in the brain / Jonathan W. Mink --
Inheritance, genes, and TS / Jeremiah M. Scharf and Carol A. Mathews --
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infection (PANDAS) and Tourette syndrome / Tanya Murphy --
Drug treatments for Tourette syndrome and co-morbid disorders / Donald L. Gilbert --
Tourette syndrome, pregnancy and breastfeeding / Emilie R. Muelly and Cheston M. Berlin Jr --
Behavior therapy / Matthew R. Capriotti, Flint M. Espil, and Douglas W. Woods --
Deep brain stimulation for Tourette syndrome / Michael S. Okun, Herbert Ward, Irene Malaty, Nikki Ricciuti, Candy Hill, and Kelly D. Foote --
Complementary and alternative therapies / Katie Kompoliti --
The psychosocial aspects of Tourette syndrome: a family guide and perspective / Mary May Robertson --
Living with Tourette syndrome / Samuel H. Zinner and Christine Erdie-Lalena --
Parenting a child with Tourette syndrome / Elaine Fantle Shimberg --
History and research into Tourette syndrome / Kevin St. P. McNaught --
Frequently asked questions and answers about Tourette syndrome.
Responsibility: editors, John T. Walkup, Jonathan W. Mink, and Kevin St. P. McNaught.

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Medical and scientific information about Tourette syndrome for patients, families, care providers, academic institutions, and medical centers.
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