Against Medical Advice: A True Story Against Medical Advice: A True Story is a New York Times Bestselling non-fiction book by James Patterson and Hal Friedman, detailing the illness and medical struggles of Cory Friedman and hi...
Alive and Ticcing Alive and Ticcing (Ein Tick anders) is a German comedy film directed by Andi Rogenhagen.
Alive and Ticking Alive and Ticking (Ein Tick anders) is a German comedy film directed by Andi Rogenhagen.
Arthur K. Shapiro Arthur K. Shapiro, M.D., was a psychiatrist and expert on Tourette syndrome.
Coprographia Coprographia is involuntarily making vulgar writings or drawings.
Coprolalia Coprolalia is involuntary swearing or the involuntary utterance of obscene words or socially inappropriate and derogatory remarks.
Copropraxia Copropraxia is a tic consisting of involuntarily performing obscene or forbidden gestures, or inappropriate touching.
Deep brain stimulation Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical treatment involving the implantation of a medical device called a brain pacemaker, which sends electrical impulses to specific parts of the brain.
Donald J. Cohen Donald Jay Cohen, M.D., (September 5, 1940 – October 2, 2001) was a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and director of the Yale Child Study Center and the Sterling Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pedia...
Echolalia Echolalia (also known as echologia or echophrasia) is the automatic repetition of vocalizations made by another person.
Echophenomenon Echophenomenon (also known as echo phenomenon) can be defined as "automatic imitative actions without explicit awareness" or pathological repetitions of external stimuli or activities, act...
Echopraxia Echopraxia is the involuntary repetition or imitation of another person's actions.
Georges Gilles de la Tourette Georges Albert Édouard Brutus Gilles de la Tourette (30 October 1857 – 26 May 1904) was a French physician who could be classified today as a neurologist who is the eponym of Tourette syndrome, ...
Icy Sparks Icy Sparks is a novel by Gwyn Hyman Rubio, and was chosen as an Oprah's Book Club Selection.
James F. Leckman James Frederick Leckman, M.D., is a child psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and the Neison Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychology and Pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine...
Jean Marc Gaspard Itard Jean Marc Gaspard Itard (April 24, 1774, Oraison, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence – July 5, 1838, Paris) was a French physician born in Provence.
Jean-Martin Charcot Jean-Martin Charcot (29 November 1825 – 16 August 1893) was a French neurologist and professor of anatomical pathology.
Jeff Koterba Jeffrey Koterba (born May 6, 1961) is an American editorial cartoonist based in Omaha, Nebraska.
John's Not Mad John's Not Mad is a QED documentary made by the BBC in 1989.
Klazomania Klazomania (from the Greek "klazo"-to scream) refers to compulsive shouting; it can be a complex tic, similar to echolalia, palilalia and coprolalia, although this classification is somewhat di...
Le Petit Tourette "Le Petit Tourette" (meaning "The Little Tourette") is the eighth episode of the eleventh season of the animated television series South Park, and the 161st episode overall.
Maze (film) Maze is a 2000 romance film about a New York painter and sculptor—Lyle Maze (Rob Morrow)—with Tourette syndrome (TS) and obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), who falls in love with Callie (L...
Tourettism Tourettism refers to the presence of Tourette-like symptoms in the absence of Tourette syndrome, as the result of other diseases or conditions, known as "secondary causes".
Treatment of Tourette syndrome Treatment of Tourette syndrome has the goal of managing symptoms to achieve optimum functioning, rather than eliminating symptoms; not all persons with Tourette's require treatment, and there ...