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Tag: Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome and CBT

A recent study published in the International Journal of Cognitive Therapy found that cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) may significantly improve motor functions and brain activity in individuals with Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS).  GTS is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by simple or complex multiple motor tics and one or more vocal tics. GTS can hinder daily living, especially in adults and contributes to cognitive impairment (e.g., deficits in learning…