What is Tourette Syndrome?

Tourette syndrome (TS) is a common, genetic disorder whose primary manifestations are the presence of motor tics. There are, however, many associated features such as obsessive-compulsive behaviors, short attention span, hyperactivity, learning disabilities, dyslexia, short temper, discipline problems, stuttering, multiple phobias, anxiety attacks, depression, wide mood swings, inappropriate sexual behaviors, and problems with normal socialization.

 

Recognize the Symptoms:

— From Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior by David Comings,  Hope Press