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Published by Hope Press in Duarte, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tourette syndrome.,
  • Human behavior.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 731-791) and index.

    StatementDavid E. Comings.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC375 .C66 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 828 p. :
    Number of Pages828
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2229881M
    LC Control Number89083294

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Tourette syndrome and human behavior by David E. Comings Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the Author David E. Comings, theDirector of the Tourette Syndrome Clinic and the Department of Medical Genetics at the City of Hope National Medical Center. This book is based on his personal experience with more than 3, Tourette syndrome and 2, attention deficit hyperactivity patients and their by: His genetic studies led him to eventually conclude that Tourette syndrome was a polygenic disorder caused by the coming together from both parents of a number of genes affecting dopamine, serotonin and other brain chemical.

Comings relates how the concept that many human behavioral disorders were genetically interrelated was initially ridiculed/5(2). Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior Hardcover April, on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior Hardcover April, /5(14). The story of how Tourette syndrome, a common hereditary disorder, provides insights into the cause and treatment of a wide range of human behavioral problems.

It covers diagnosis, associated behaviors including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, learning disorders, dyslexia, conduct disorder, 4/5.

This book is written for both the general reader and the health or education professional as a guide to the exciting world of the genetics and chemistry of behavior.

This page book is packed with information on all aspects of Tourette syndrome, the diagnosis; chapters on ADHD, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, conduct disorder, learning disorders and dyslexia, sexual problems, phobias, anxiety attacks, depression, mood swings, addictive behaviors.

TOURETTE SYNDROME AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR By David E. Comings, M.D. pages ISBN: Hope Press, Price: Softcover Hardcover Tourette syndrome is a common, hereditary behavioral disorder that provides enormous insight into how we and our children behave and misbehave, why some of us can't read, learn, or pay attention.

The excitement of Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior is a result not only of its insights into Tourette syndrome but of their relevance to our understanding human behavior and neuropsychiatric disturbance.

The implications for the behavioral sciences and the practice of adult and child psychiatry are profound/5(6). A Book about Tourette Syndrome for Children and Young People Uttom Chowdhury.

out of 5 stars Paperback. How One Man Overcame Tourette’s Syndrome To Become an Acclaimed Professional Magician and How You, Too, Can Live Your Biggest, Boldest Life Jason Michaels.

out of 5 stars Books shelved as tourette-syndrome: Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling, Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem, The World's St. Tourette Syndrome and its related disorders can manifest as behaviors that often appear to be purposefully disruptive, attention seeking or manipulative.

It is therefore not unusual to misinterpret symptoms of the disorder as behavioral problems rather than the neurological symptoms that they are. Since the appearance of Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior, the focus on Tourette as a single-symptom disease is changing.

Newly recognized aspects of the disorder are wide ranging and alter present concepts of human misbehavior.

All are probably genetically linked. They include. Tourette syndrome and human behavior. Articles from American Journal of Human Genetics are provided here courtesy of American Society of Human Genetics.

Formats: Summary | Page Browse | PDF (K) | Citation; Share. Facebook Twitter Author: Susan E. Folstein. Therefore, including Tourette syndrome in the definition of other health impairment may help correct the misperception of Tourette syndrome as a behavioral or conduct disorder and prevent the misdiagnosis of their needs Students with TS may be punished for symptoms and behaviors that educators assume are disruptive and purposeful.

Tourette Syndrome U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Tourette Syndrome What is Tourette syndrome. Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological. disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics.

The disorder is named for Dr. Georges Gilles de la Tourette, the pioneering French. Tourette syndrome cannot be diagnosed via a blood test. Its diagnosis is also further complicated due to the fact that some tics appear to be within the range of normal behavior.

Guidelines suggested for the diagnosis of Tourette syndrome include: Presence of both motor and vocal tics at some time during the course of the illness. March 5, This book was written inand there have been great strides in research since then. Comings lumps too many other diagnoses into a description of Tourette Syndrome, which is confusing and can be catastrophic when you are trying to get the right treatment /5(12).

Tourette syndrome and human behavior. Duarte, Calif.: Hope Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Georges Gilles de la Tourette: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David E Comings.

Tourette syndrome and human behavior Item Preview remove-circle Tourette syndrome, Human behavior Publisher Duarte, Calif.: Hope Press English.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Notes. tight gutters throughout the book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IAPages:   Tourette's syndrome is a problem with the nervous system that causes people to make sudden movements or sounds, called tics, that they can't control.

For example, someone with Tourette's might. Tourette syndrome and human behavior / David E. Comings. Format Book Published Duarte, Calif.: Hope Press, c Description viii, p.: ill.

; 25 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Subject headings Tourette syndrome. Human behavior. Medical subjects Behavior Tourette Syndrome ISBN. Books, Toys, Games and much more. Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist.

ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 02/28/ Publisher: Hope Press. Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior. by David E. Comings | Read : $   Book Notes | 1 July Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior ‹ PREV ARTICLE; This Issue Its main focus is on characterizing the Gilles de la Tourette syndrome and a wide array of other disorders of behavior: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, learning disorders, obsessions, compulsions, ritualistic actions, "bad conduct," sexual.

I Can't Stop. - A Story about Tourette Syndrome Holly Niner, Author Meryl Treatner, Illustrator Albert Whitman & Company, Fiction, Suitable for: Ages Themes: Tourette Syndrome, Tics, Bullying, Understanding, Friendship Opening/Synopsis: "Stop winking at me," Nathan said.

"But you were winking at me," his sister retorted. "Nathan, you've been. This book is based on his personal experience with more than 3, Tourette syndrome and 2, attention deficit hyperactivity patients and their relatives.

Comings was editor of the American Journal of Human Genetics for eight years and President of the American Society of Human Genetics. Hope Press specializes in the publication of books on Tourette Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD, ADD), Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and other psychological, psychiatric and behavioral problems.

This web site lists these publications, provides a summary of each, the table of contents. Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior by David E. Comings I highly recommend this book. Do not be afraid of the size of this book as pages, not including the various tests which will assist you and the glossary and index.

This book leaves nothing out. Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior $ David E. Comings, M.D. ISBN# Publication Date: Paperback, pp.

Summary. Tourette syndrome is a common, hereditary behavioral disorder that provides enormous insight into how we and our children behave and misbehave, why some of us can't read, learn, or pay attention. Tourette syndrome is a complex neurological disorder that is characterized by repetitive, sudden, uncontrolled (involuntary) movements and sounds (vocalizations) called tics.

Tourette syndrome is named for Georges Gilles de la Tourette, who first described this disorder in A variety of genetic and environmental factors likely play a role in causing Tourette syndrome. Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by motor and vocal tics that occur for at least 1 year, 1 affecting between 3 and 9 per children.

2–4 Tics can include simple twitches or grunts or more complex tics, such as a series of movements, shouting phrases, or repeating words.

Well-known complex verbal tics such as coprolalia (involuntarily shouting. Coping with Tourette Syndrome in Early Adulthood Available from the Tourette Syndrome Association: or Hi. I'm Adam. A Child's Story of Tourette Syndrome by Adam Buehrens.

Hope Press, () ISBN # Matthew and the Tics by E. Pearl - A story for young children with Tourette syndrome and their. Tourette syndrome is a condition of the nervous system.

It causes people to have “tics”. Tics are sudden twitches, movements, or sounds that people do repeatedly. People who have tics cannot stop their body from doing these things.

For example, a kid might keep blinking over and over again. Or, a kid might make a grunting sound unwillingly.

This research grant will initiate a controlled study of the treatment benefits of Behavior Therapy for people with Tourette Syndrome. Previous research with non Tourette individual motor tics has shown substantial improvement, especially with the behavioral treatment of “Habit Reversal.” That treatment combines general muscle relaxation therapy, specific muscle competing.

The large size and vast integration of the basal ganglia in humans is clear evidence of its importance in human behavior. Perhaps it should not be surprising that the human gene pool produces phenotypes where this system is granted increased autonomy. Tourette syndrome, stress and phenotypic plasticityAuthor: Jared Edward Reser.

The Clinician’s Guide to Treatment and Management of Youth with Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders provides clinicians with cognitive behavioral therapy concepts and skills to manage young patients dealing with Tourette Syndrome (TS) and tic disorders.

This book focuses on improving the quality of life, patient resiliency, habit reversal techniques, talking about tics with. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a disorder, mainly of childhood, with a prominent manifestation of tics. In DSM-5, an alternate term for TS is Tourette’s Disorder. Tics, as formally defined in DSM-5, are “sudden, rapid, recurrent, nonrhythmic motor movements or vocalizations, generally preceded by urge”.Cited by: Motor and phonic tics are the defining neurological symptoms of Tourette syndrome (TS).

1 Historically, pharmacotherapy has been used to modulate the function of brain circuits presumed to underlie tics. Behavior therapy, based on Habit Cited by:   CBIT is an evidence-based type of behavioral therapy for TS and chronic tic disorders.

CBIT includes habit reversal in addition to other strategies, including education about tics and relaxation techniques has been shown to be effective at reducing tic symptoms and tic-related impairment among children and adults.

Tourette syndrome is a common hereditary neuropsychiatric disorder consisting of multiple tics and vocal noises. We summarize here clinical aspects of consecutive cases seen over a period of 3 years.

The sex ratio was four males to one female, and Cited by: Search for the Tourette Syndrome and Human Behavior Genes. David E. Coming, MD, Hope Press, Dr. Comings tells the story of his 18 years of involvement with Tourette syndrome, from both the level of treating thousands of patients with this common and complex disorder, to his clinical, genetic and molecular genetic research.

The Tourette Association of America’s Inaugural Virtual Conference will be hosted May 15 & 16, The Virtual Conference will provide a forum for the Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder community to learn and engage with each other throughout a variety of web-based sessions.Author by: Source Wikipedia Languange: en Publisher by: Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 38 Total Download: File Size: 49,5 Mb Description: Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources : Chapters: Arthur K.

Shapiro, Causes and origins of Tourette syndrome.David E. Comings (born March 8, ) is an American medical geneticist and former chief of genetics at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California, a position he held from until his retirement.

He has served as the president of the American Society of Human Genetics () and the editor-in-chief of The American Journal of Human Genetics (–86).Awards: Fellow of the American Society for .