Handwriting tics in Tourette's syndrome: A single center study

Carlotta Zanaboni Dina, Alberto R. Bona, Edvin Zekaj, Domenico Servello, Mauro Porta

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Abstract

Tourette's syndrome (TS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder typically defined by multiple motor tics and at least one sound tic, beginning in childhood or in adolescence. Handwriting is one of the most impaired school activities for TS patients because of the presence of tics that hamper learning processes. In this paper, we present a case of handwriting tics in a TS patient highlighting the main features.

Original languageEnglish
Article number15
JournalFrontiers in Psychiatry
Volume7
Issue numberFEB
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 17 2016

Keywords

  • Compulsions
  • Handwriting
  • Obsessions
  • Tics
  • Tourette

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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