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Progress in research on Tourette syndrome.

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      Tourette syndrome (TS) is a heritable neuropsychiatric disorder commonly complicated by obsessions and compulsions, but defined by frequent unwanted movements (motor tics) and vocalizations (phonic tics) that develop in childhood or adolescence. In recent years, research on TS has progressed rapidly on several fronts. Inspired by the Fifth International Scientific Symposium on Tourette Syndrome, the articles in this special issue review advances in the phenomenology, epidemiology, genetics, pathophysiology, and treatment of TS.

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      [1 ] Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, Radiology, and Anatomy & Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
      [2 ] Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
      [3 ] Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, and Department of Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
      [4 ] Tourette Syndrome Association, Bayside, NY.
      [5 ] Departments of Neurology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Pediatrics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.
      [6 ] Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY.
      Journal
      J Obsessive Compuls Relat Disord
      Journal of obsessive-compulsive and related disorders
      2211-3649
      2211-3649
      Oct 1 2014
      : 3
      : 4
      25436182
      10.1016/j.jocrd.2014.03.005
      4243166
      NIHMS581187

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