Handbook of Tourette's Syndrome and Related Tic and Behavioral Disorders: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Tourette's Syndrome and Related Tic and Behavioral Disorders

1st Edition

Edited by Roger Kurlan

CRC Press

560 pages

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Relating breakthroughs in phenomenology and neurobiology and current strategies for diagnosis, assessment, and clinical care, this long-anticipated Second Edition provides expanded descriptions of clinical features, further evidence linking heritability to etiology, and revised epidemiological estimates as observed in the most recent research on Tourette's syndrome (TS) and associated disorders. The latest information about the controversial poststreptococcal hypothesis is also presented and discussed.

Table of Contents

Phenomenology of the Tic Disorder o Associated Behavioral Disorders o Diagnosis and Assessment o Neurobiology o Genetics and Epidemiology o Clinical Care o The Child and Adolescent with Tourette's Syndrome: Clinical Perspectives on Phenomenology and Treatment

About the Editor

Roger Kurlan

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Neurology
MEDICAL / Pediatrics