Myoclonic seizures may be easily mistaken for a possible tic disorder if the proper patient monitoring is not conducted during diagnosis.
Levels of GABA increase during adolescence, helping to lessen the frequency and severity of tics.
With a 77% risk of heritability, tic disorders are among the most heritable neuropsychiatric disorders.
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