Tourette Syndrome

Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder commonly associated with tics. Other associated conditions include attention deficit disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other conditions.

Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Tourette Syndrome
An extensive, though somewhat dated, article by the Tourette Syndrome Association, from Internet Mental Health web site.
Tourette Syndrome
A short fact sheet from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
Tourette Syndrome
This University of Iowa Virtual Hospital page includes basic definitions, physician/treatment information, academic/student Information, patient/family Information , and related sites.
Tourette Syndrome Association [link updated 12/4/00]
The web site of this national nonprofit organization is packed with information about TS, including general information, treatment and research, news, and resources.
 

Tourette Syndrome “Plus” (TS+) [added 12/4/00]
Leslie E. Packer’s home page is an interesting, nicely written and well-designed web site which includes extensive topical glossaries (e.g., neur/psych, edu/advoc), and separate sections on common TS-related issues (e.g., obsessive-compulsive, attention-deficit, mood disorders, “rage attacks,” behavior problems, school daze?, and more). The list of upcoming conferences is especially noteworthy. Unfortunately, there is no explanation of the author’s background and expertise – a reason to be cautious.
Tourette’s Disorder
An Internet Mental Health site that includes American and European descriptions, several booklets and magazine articles, and links.
Related Subjects
Attention Deficit Disorder

Movement Disorders

Neurological Disorders

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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