Tics Disorders

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Jiranun Weerakul


Tics disorders are common in childhood, school period. The abnormal characteristics are motor
tics, vocal tics or both. The symptoms may be temporary or longer period more than one year, sometimes
wax and wane. The common associated disorders are attention deficit-hyperactive disorder, depressive
disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. The treatments include non pharmacological and pharmacological
control. Furthermore, the counseling about controlling of precipitate factors and patient symptoms is essential
for patients and caregivers


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Jiranun Weerakul

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok 65000