TIC DISORDER NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED

in the DSM-IV- TR, a disorder marked by the existence of tics which don't meet the diagnostic standards for a particular tic disorder. Instances are episodes of tics persisting less than 4 weeks and tics which occur after the age of 18.

TIC DISORDER NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED: "It is often harder to treat a tic disorder not otherwise specified."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TIC DISORDER NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tic-disorder-not-otherwise-specified/ (accessed November 15, 2019).
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