Tic Disorders

Differential Diagnosis: Tic Disorders vs Myoclonic Epilepsy

Differential Diagnosis: Tic Disorders vs Myoclonic Epilepsy

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Myoclonic seizures may be easily mistaken for a possible tic disorder if the proper patient monitoring is not conducted during diagnosis.

Neurotransmitter May Help Control Tics in Tourette Syndrome

Neurotransmitter May Help Control Tics in Tourette Syndrome

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Levels of GABA increase during adolescence, helping to lessen the frequency and severity of tics.

Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders Are Highly Heritable

Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders Are Highly Heritable

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With a 77% risk of heritability, tic disorders are among the most heritable neuropsychiatric disorders.

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