Functional magnetic resonance imaging of tics and tic suppression in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

Wolfram Kawohl, Annette Brühl, Gunda Krowatschek, Daniel Ketteler, Uwe Herwig
2009 World Journal of Biological Psychiatry  
Tics are defined as involuntary, quick, sudden, and stereotypical movements or phonic productions. Despite the fact that tic suppression plays an important role for the patient's ability to cope with tic disorders, investigations of the underlying neural correlates using functional imaging focused on tic generation rather than tic suppression.
doi:10.1080/15622970802118356 pmid:18609432 fatcat:4ns5nmamn5frzk6ulq3ijk3vwm