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Types of Tics

Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety Disorders

Transient tic disorder, now known as provisional tic disorder, is a condition involving physical and verbal tics. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 5th Edition (DSM-5) renamed this disorder in 2013. A tic is an abrupt, uncontrollable movement or sound that deviates from a person’s normal gestures.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Conditions: Tics and ... WHAT WE KNOW 5A ADHD AND COEXISTING CONDITIONS: TICS AND TOURETTE SYNDROME 2 ... How Common is Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder?

Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder

His research, advocacy and clinical interests focus on tic disorders and associated conditions including Autism Spectrum Disorders. According to Dr. Zinner: Tics are a semi-voluntary or voluntary response to involuntary sensation.

Complex Motor Tics Include: Jumping, Kicking,
Complex Motor Tics Include: Jumping, Kicking,

Recurrent, non-rhythmic, stereotyped movements (motor tics) or sounds produced by moving air through the nose, mouth, or throat (vocal tics). Can be simple or complex. The tic can be suppressed voluntarily by the patient, although he or she may experience rebound tics.

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Complex Phonic Tics Include
Complex Phonic Tics Include

Complex phonic tics include syllables, words, phrases, and such statements as "Shut up!" or "Now you've done it!" The child's speech may be abnormal, with unusual rhythms, tones, accents or intensities.

Depression
Depression

Transient tic disorder, now known as provisional tic disorder, is a condition involving physical and verbal tics. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 5th Edition (DSM-5) renamed this disorder in 2013. A tic is an abrupt, uncontrollable movement or sound that deviates from a person’s normal gestures.

Excessive Blinking, Twitching, Jerking, or Shrugging
Excessive Blinking, Twitching, Jerking, or Shrugging

For instance, someone with a tic might blink his eyes multiple times or twitch her nose repeatedly. Motor tics can be classified as either simple or complex. Simple motor tics may include movements such as eye-blinking, nose-twitching, head-jerking, or shoulder-shrugging. Complex motor tics consist of a series of movements performed in the same order.

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Facial Grimacing
Facial Grimacing

Facial tics are a symptom of several different disorders. The severity and frequency of the tics can help determine which disorder is causing them. Transient tic disorder. Transient tic disorder is diagnosed when facial tics last for a short period of time.

Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities

A learning disability cannot be cured or fixed; it is a lifelong challenge. However, with appropriate support and intervention, people with learning disabilities can achieve success in school, at work, in relationships, and in the community.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

About Compulsive Tics Disorders Compulsive Tics. People with chronic tic disorders including Tourette Syndrome have strong, unwanted urges to repeatedly make sudden, stereotyped movements or sounds. Tics can be brief, meaningless sounds or movements, or more complex, seemingly organized series of actions.

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Pain Related to Tics, Especially Headache
Pain Related to Tics, Especially Headache

headaches from head/neck tics, for my 11yr old deleted_user 06/09/2010 My 11 yr old daughter has Tourettes and she has been having headaches daily from the head/neck tics..Can anyone give me some advice on what to do to help her..

Simple Motor Tics Include
Simple Motor Tics Include

Motor tics can be classified as either simple or complex. Simple motor tics may include movements such as eye-blinking, nose-twitching, head-jerking, or shoulder-shrugging. Complex motor tics consist of a series of movements performed in the same order.

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Simple Phonic Tics Include: Grunting, Clearing Throat,
Simple Phonic Tics Include: Grunting, Clearing Throat,

Tics may be motor or vocal; the vocal tics include humming, grunting, or saying actual words, usually in an explosive, spastic fashion, (the words may be curses). Tics may be simple or complex.[childbrain.com] A simple phonic tic can be almost any possible sound or noise, with common vocal tics being throat clearing, coughing, sniffing, or grunting.

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Sleep Disorders
Sleep Disorders

Transient tic disorder, now known as provisional tic disorder, is a condition involving physical and verbal tics. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 5th Edition (DSM-5) renamed this disorder in 2013. A tic is an abrupt, uncontrollable movement or sound that deviates from a person’s normal gestures.