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Tourette's Syndrome in Teens

Tourette's Syndrome is a disorder that has an onset in childhood, characterized by physical and vocal tics. It is named after Georges Gilles de la Tourette a French neuropsychiatrist who was an expert on epilepsy in the late 19th century and first described the disorder in 1885. Symptoms of Tourette's Syndrome are said to peak in the teen years and get better in adulthood. Learn more about Tourette's Syndrome in teens using the resources we've collected below.

Parenting Teens Quiz- Does Your Teen Have Tourette's Syndrome?
Tourette's Syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary motor and vocal 'tics' that begin between the ages of 5-18. Learn more about the signs and symptoms and find out if your teen could have Tourette's Syndrome.

Tourette's Syndrome in Teens
Tourette's Syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary motor and verbal 'tics' that begin between the ages of 5-18.Contrary to the way this disorder is often portrayed in the media the involuntary use of obscene words or gestures is uncommon with this disorder. Having Tourette’s may make a teen feel different and...

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