Tourette Syndrome. THE FACTS

Second edition of the book Tourette Syndrome. The Facts by Mary M. Robertson (neuropsychiatrist) and Dr Andrea Cavanna (behavioural neurologist) has been complemented and expanded. The book describes the nature and complex issues related to the condition. Based on particular examples, diagnostic measures and treatment methods are explained in relation to TS, whilstthe current progress of scientific research is presented in a comprehensible way. The book presents most recent knowledge about the disorder and answers many question. It is also useful for the professionals – especially family doctors, GPs, paediatricians, school psychologists, pedagogues and teachers. 

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AUTORS:
Mary Robertson
Andrea E. Cavanna

Wydawnictwo Czarno na białym, Warszawa 2013




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Our Mission

The Association offers support to persons with Tourette Syndrome and their families. We create opportunities for them to meet up and interact. Our objective is also to share the awareness about the nature of Tourette Syndrome and indicate the opportunities for  therapy. 

 

In order to meet these objectives, the Association has embarked on educational campaign based on spreading the information and publications about TS. The Association collaborates with the specialists and relevant authorities in the fields of education, health and science research.

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Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome is an inherited, neurological condition, its key features are tics, involuntary and uncontrollable sounds and movements.  The tics are usually of a mild nature, however in the more extreme condition they can manifest themselves in involuntary swearing or making obscene or otherwise unacceptable movements or gestures.

 

The disorder is named after Gilles de la Tourette, the  French neurologist and neuropsychiatrist, , who in 1885, whilst working  at the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, described 9 cases of this condition. 

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Tourette Syndrom Association

Tourette Syndrom Association of Poland
Centrum Organizacji Pozarządowych SZPITALNA
ul. Szpitalna 5 m. 5
00-031 Warszawa

Tel: (48) 22 828 91 28 Extension 143

tourette@tourette.pl

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