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Autism spectrum | Tourette Syndrome/Tic Disorders

Examining autism spectrum and Tourette Syndrome

The PGENeS lab has recently published an article examining autism spectrum symptoms in individuals with Tourette Syndrome. The findings suggest that although there may be higher rates of autism in people with TS, much of the symptom overlap is probably due to obsessive compulsive symptoms and repetitive complex tics, which can sometimes appear to be autism symptoms. Click here to read the full article in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.