Treatment of Childhood Tic Disorders with Comorbid OCD

  • Martin E. Franklin
  • Julie Harrison
  • Kristin Benavides
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Abstract

Within tic disorders (TD), comorbid obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is common and this co-occurrence poses a challenge in the treatment of both disorders. The present chapter compares the phenomenology of TD and OCD, followed by a discussion on the available treatment plans, both pharmacological and psychological. Finally, the chapter concludes with a case study that demonstrates the complexity and treatment of TD with comorbid OCD.

Keywords

Fatigue Depression Assure Stein Lewin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin E. Franklin
    • 1
  • Julie Harrison
    • 1
  • Kristin Benavides
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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