Essays Tagged: "Tourette Syndrome"

Tourette Syndrome: an overview

Tourette Syndrome: an overviewNot many people have heard of Gilles Tourette's Syndrome (GTS). It is ... t physical characteristics and unusual mental behaviour. It was the French neurologist Gilles de la Tourette who, in 1885, was the first to conduct a systematic study of the motor and vocal tics which ... ho have been reported to suffer from the disorder (Corbett et al 1969). CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF TOURETTE'S SYNDROME. The age of onset of symptoms ranges from 2 - 15 years, with a mean age of onset ...

(10 pages) 185 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Tourettes syndrome

brief overview of syndrome -Tourette SyndromeTourette Syndrome was named for Georges Gilles de la Tourette, who first described ... 5. Although the disease was identified in 1885, today in 1996, there still is a mystery surrounding Tourette Syndrome, its causes and possible cures. Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder that ... sing the gene on from parent to child (Gaffy,Ottinger). Those most at risk are sons of mothers with Tourette Syndrome. About three-quarters of Tourette Syndrome patients are male. Males with the disor ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Special Needs in Adolescents and Maturity.

hronicles the life of a young girl growing up in rural Kentucky in the 1950's who is afflicted with Tourette syndrome (307). Tourette syndrome (TS) is described as an inherited tic disorder but it may ... ted (Abramovitz, 27). Shannon Rogers, a wounded woman writing about her experiences growing up with Tourette syndrome stated, "Being diagnosed helped me be more clear about myself and accepting of mys ...

(6 pages) 87 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

OCD in children and the role of the teacher and other school staff members in helping to identify and work with parents.

m). Many children with OCD also have a parent or sibling with the disorder, and/or have depression, Tourette Syndrome, or other anxiety disorders (Adams, Burke, p.4).Several different treatments have ...

(6 pages) 147 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bodiless Gifts.

nstead of what he wanted us to hear, was humorous.Ray, another Patient of Sacks', who suffered from Tourettes, came to him looking for a way to solve his 'tics', for they were aliening him from societ ... and he was extraordinarily musical. He shined at drumming because of his sudden impulses, caused by Tourettes. He was treated with Haldol, a drug that is often used to treat psychological illness, "He ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Tourette Syndroms . Its about the affects, treatment and diffrent types

Tourette SyndromeIt's the very first day of new classes, you're all nervous about your future, sitti ... furious, keeps his pride, and when he announces before your entire class that he is suffering from Tourette's Syndrome your class suddenly becomes silent, and you, so shocked, so disturbed, now pride ... students now place the spotlight on you- the naïve one. Now you understand what this boy with Tourette's is feeling because you feel it yourself.Tourette syndrome (TS)- is an inherited, neurolog ...

(6 pages) 88 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Complete Analysis of Tourette's Syndrome, a genetic disease

ever heard or seen a person scream out or jerk at random? These people could have a disorder called Tourette's Syndrome. This disorder is named after Georges Gilles de la Tourette, in 1857. Tourette w ... e was thrashing out at her friends, relatives, and random people and screaming out of the ordinary. Tourette and a colleague wrote an analysis about this certain disease, and found no records of any t ...

(3 pages) 64 0 2.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Tourette Syndrome Introduction

Tourette Syndrome Introduction---------------------------------------------------------------------- ... -----------------------------------------------------------Tourette Syndrome is also referred to as Tourette's Disorder, Tourette's, TS and sometimes Tourette Spectrum Disorder.Tourette Syndrome is be ... t defined in the archives and pages of neurological conditions, syndromes, and disorders. Initially Tourette Syndrome was seen as extremely rare and an individual was viewed as having violent muscle c ...

(5 pages) 55 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Tourette Syndrome" by Alexander Schmit.

Tourette syndrome is a genetic neurological disorder that affects an individual person in and involu ... order affects all ethnic groups affecting men three to four times more than women. Most people with tourette syndrome lead productive lives in all professions.Symptoms of tourette syndrome include hav ... der can be classified from rather mild to quite severe. The majority of most people classified with tourette syndrome are categorized as having a mild case.Causes of tics are unknown, but current rese ...

(4 pages) 30 0 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Psychiatric Disorders, Diseases, and Drugs

y life. In this paper, you will learn about schizophrenia, depression, mania, anxiety disorder, and Tourette Syndrome, and any treatment through medication that helps a patient live normally with the ... there are constant side effects; however they do not out-weight the positive outcomes of treatment.Tourette's syndromeTourette's syndrome disorder causes motor and vocal tics that usually appear in c ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.3 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

the structure. Witty Ticcy Ray is the narrative of patient, Ray, twenty four years old guy who has Tourette's syndrome which is describe by the intemperance of energy, enormous productions, action, a ... ished himself, so that Ray determined not to take the medicine, and let himself to survive with his Tourette (William & Calhoun, 72-75). The 90 years old woman, Natasha K has a Cupid's Disease nar ...

(6 pages) 6 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Front of class how tourette syndrome made me the teacher I never had

claseEl siguiente trabajo consiste en un análisis de la película "Front of class. How Tourette Syndrome made me the teacher I never had", en español "Al frente de la clase". Dirig ... cute;n acerca del comportamiento involuntario de su hijo. Descubre que padece de Síndrome de Tourette, una enfermedad muy poco conocida y con la desgracia de no tener cura. Transmite inmediatam ...

(13 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis