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Author Chowdhury, Uttom, 1967-

Title Tics and Tourette syndrome : a handbook for parents and professionals / Uttom Chowdhury ; foreword by Isobel Heyman
Published London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley, 2004


Description 1 online resource (160 pages)
Contents What is Tourette syndrome? -- Psychological and medical management -- Associated conditions -- Adjusting to the diagnosis- parents and family members -- Dealing with tics and difficult behaviour -- Anger management -- Educational issues -- Dealing with bullying -- Ways to improve your child's self-esteem
Summary This essential guide to tic disorders and Tourette Syndrome tackles problems faced both at home and at school, such as adjusting to the diagnosis, the effect on siblings and classroom difficulties. Dr Chowdhury offers advice on how to manage symptoms, describing psychological techniques such as habit reversal and massed practice and reviewing available medical treatments. In clear, accessible language, this book explains the clinical signs and symptoms of Tourette and related conditions, and their possible causes. Presenting practical strategies for dealing with associated difficulties, includ
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-152) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Tourette syndrome in children -- Popular works
Tic disorders -- Popular works
Tourette syndrome.
Tourette Syndrome
children (people by age group)
Speech & Language Disorders & Therapy.
Coping With Disability.
Clinical Psychology.
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health.
Tourette syndrome
Tic disorders
Tourette syndrome in children
Genre/Form Popular works
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1423709594