Understanding Behavioral Symptoms in Tourette Syndrome - Tourette Association of America - tourrets in adults

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Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics. The disorder is named for Dr. Georges Gilles de la Tourette, the pioneering French neurologist who in 1885 first described the .

May 30, 2014 · Tourette's syndrome is a problem with the nervous system that causes people to make sudden movements or sounds, called tics, that they can't control. For example, someone with Tourette's .

Nov 04, 2013 · The following post is from Alec Stott, author of the Adult Onset Tourette Syndrome blog. I am a male, 21 years old, and this year, in 2013, I have developed what is in the process of being diagnosed at Tourette Syndrome (TS). I say in the process because the last medical professional I .

Tourette Syndrome and its related disorders can manifest as behaviors that often appear to be purposefully disruptive, attention seeking or manipulative. It is therefore not unusual to misinterpret symptoms of the disorder as behavioral problems rather than the neurological symptoms that they are.