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    Default The Nature of Tic Disorders

    Tics are defined, rather vaguely, in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV; American Psychiatric Association, 1994) nosology as a recurrent, non-rhythmic series of movements (of a non-voluntary nature) in one or several muscle groups.

    Read this article for a thorough examination of the nature of tics, their dynamics and effects

    COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT OF TIC DISORDERS

    A :acrobat: copy of the article is attached to this post.

    The following Topics are discussed in this article:

    • WHAT COUNTS AS A TIC?
      COMORBIDITY AND COVARIATION
      RELATIONSHIP OF TICS WITH OTHER DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIORS
      EMOTIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
      SELF-MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
      COPING STRATEGIES--MAINTAINING THE TIC CYCLE
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