Tics and Tourettes
This first of two parts article identifies the breadth and variability of symptoms of Tourette Syndrome reviewing diagnostic criteria, assessment, and occurrence of comorbidities.
In this continuance from part 1 management techniques are discussed.
Facts about Tourette Syndrome- www.cdc.gov
Information from the CDC about Tourette Syndrome including information for parents and families.
Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disoder Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS)
This article reviews scientific information about PANDAS and draws conclusions about its validity.
This overview defines PANDAS, discusses the diagnosis criteria identified by the National Institute of Health, and reviews current research.
Internet Resources and Websites
Tourette Syndrome Association - www.tsa-usa.org
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke- www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tourette
Tourette Syndrome "Plus"- www.tourettesyndrome.net
This website offers information about Tourette Syndrome and other associated disorders.