Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

Dianne Melinda Sheppard, Nicole Papadopoulos, Valsamma Eapen

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Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (TS) is neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by multiple motor tics and at least one vocal tic that have been present for over a year and onset before 18 years, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association (currently DSM-5, 2013) and the International Classification of Disorders (World Health Organisation Criteria [ICD-10,1992]).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDevelopmental Disorders of the Brain
Subtitle of host publicationBrain and Behaviour
EditorsNicole Rinehart, John Bradshaw, Peter Enticott
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9781315692289
ISBN (Print)9781138911888, 9781138911901
Publication statusPublished - 14 Oct 2016

Publication series

NameBrain, Behaviour and Cognition


  • Developmental disorders
  • Tourette's syndrome
  • Epidemiology

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