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Author Chowdhury, Uttom, 1967-

Title Why do you do that? : a book about Tourette syndrome for children and young people / Uttom Chowdhury and Mary Robertson ; illustrations by Liz Whallett ; foreword by Tim Howard
Published London, UK ; Philadelphia, PA, USA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (96 pages)
Contents What is Tourette syndrome? -- What have research doctors found out about Tourette syndrome? -- Are there any other problems associated with Tourette syndrome? -- How do doctors treat and support young people with Tourette syndrome? -- How will I cope in school? -- What are the life stories of brothers, sisters, parents, and young people around the world with Tourette syndrome? -- What can I do for my brother or sister with Tourette syndrome? -- What is the future for a young person with Tourette syndrome?
Summary 'Youngsters with Tourette Syndrome will find comfort and good humour in this superbly written book by Professor Mary Robertson and Dr Uttom Chowdhury, recognized experts in the treatment and scientific research of Tourette Syndrome. Their compassion and deep understanding of their patients and their families are unparalleled.'. - Judit Ungar, President and Sue Levi-Pearl, VP, . Medical and Scientific Program, Tourette Syndrome (USA) Association. 'I am delighted to recommend this book, which is devoted to helping young people understand TS. It is not only written by two highly experienced doctor
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Extrapyramidal disorders -- Juvenile literature.
Tourette syndrome -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
Author Robertson, Mary M.
ISBN 1280566493
1846424917 (electronic bk.)
9781846424915 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)