Articles and Key Findings about Tourette Syndrome

Key Findings

Tourette Syndrome, Other Conditions, and School Measures
Read about how having Tourette syndrome and other conditions affect how children do in school.
(Published: February 12, 2018)

A National Profile of Tourette Syndrome, 2011-2012
(Published: July 11, 2014)

Featured Articles

Tourette Syndrome: Behavioral Treatment for Tics That Works
Learn about a promising treatment option and find out what CDC is doing to raise awareness and educate health and education professionals about Tourette Syndrome.
(Published: June 1, 2020)

Five Things You May Not Know About Tourette Syndrome
Knowing the facts can help you understand what it is like to have Tourette.
(Published: Feb 3, 2020)

Tourette Syndrome: Help Stop Bullying
Learn how you can increase acceptance by helping to stop bullying of children with Tourette Syndrome.
(Published: Feb 3, 2020)

Recent Scientific Articles

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Treatment Use Among Children with Tourette Syndrome Living in the United States, 2014
Psychiatry Research. Published online August 19, 2020
Sara Beth Wolicki, Rebecca H. Bitsko, Joseph R. Holbrook, Melissa L. Danielson, Benjamin Zablotsky, Lawrence Scahill, John T.Walkup, Douglas W. Woods, Jonathan W. Mink
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Indicators of Social Competence and Social Participation Among US Children With Tourette Syndrome.
Journal of Child Neurology. Published online June 9, 2020
Rebecca H. Bitsko, Melissa L. Danielson, Rebecca T. Leeb, Brita Bergland, Morgan J. Fuoco, Reem M. Ghandour, Adam B. Lewin
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Children with Tourette Syndrome in the United States: Parent-Reported Diagnosis, Co-occurring Disorders, Severity, and Influence of Activities on Tics.
Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Published online before print July 10, 2019.
Sara B. Wolicki, Rebecca H. Bitsko, Melissa L. Danielson, Joseph R. Holbrook, Benjamin Zablotsky, John T. Walkup, Douglas W. Wood, Jonathan W. Mink.
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Impact of Tourette syndrome on school measures in a nationally representative sample.
Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 2018; 39(4), 335–342.
Angelika H. Claussen, Rebecca H. Bitsko, Joseph R. Holbrook, Jeanette Bloomfield, Kathy Giordano
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Design of a Multi-Site Study Assessing the Impact of Tic Disorders on Individuals, Families, and Communities.
Pediatric Neurology, 2017; 68, 49-58.e3
Erika F. Augustine, Heather R. Adams, Rebecca H. Bitsko, Edwin van Wijngaarden, Angelika H. Claussen, Alyssa Thatcher, Camille E. Hanks, Adam B. Lewin, Thomas G. O’Connor, Amy Vierhile, Melissa L. Danielson, Roger Kurlan, Tanya K. Murphy, Jonathan W. Mink
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A National Profile of Tourette Syndrome, 2011-2012.
Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2014; 35(5): 317-322.
Rebecca H. Bitsko, Joseph R. Holbrook, Susanna N. Visser, Jonathan W. Mink, Samuel H. Zinner, Reem M. Ghandour, Stephen J. Blumberg
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