TOURETTE'S DISORDER

a tic disorder marked by a multitude motor tics and at least one vocal tics, like grunts, yelps, barks, sniffs, and within a few cases an irresistible urge to utter obscenities. The tics happening multitude times a day for more than a year, during that time any time free of tics is never longer than 3 months, l he age of onset for the disorder is prior to 18 years; in most cases it starts during childhood or formative adolescence. Commonly referred to as Gilles de la Tourette

TOURETTE'S DISORDER: "Tourette's disorder was initially depicted by George Gilles de la Tourette, a French doctor."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TOURETTE'S DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tourettes-disorder/ (accessed October 18, 2019).
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