The future of tic disorder treatment

Shannon M. Bennett, Alex E. Keller, John T. Walkup*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Competing theories on the etiology and treatment of chronic tic disorders and Tourette syndrome have long made the search for efficacious intervention more challenging for patients and families seeking to reduce functional impairment related to tic symptoms. These symptoms were historically posited to be either psychological in origin, leading to the long tradition of psychoanalytic psychotherapy for tics, or biological in nature, particularly since the advent of successful treatments using neuroleptic medications. Current thinking about the phenomenology of tic disorders comes from growing empirical evidence as well as advances in neuroscience and genetics research and reveals a biological vulnerability that is exacerbated by physiological arousal related to environmental or interpersonal stress. This manuscript summarizes the evolution of this knowledge base and describes current best-practice recommendations for patients, families, and clinicians.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-39
Number of pages8
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume1304
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Fingerprint

Tic Disorders
Tics
Antipsychotic Agents
Tourette Syndrome
Genetic Research
Knowledge Bases
Neurosciences
Arousal
Practice Guidelines
Psychotherapy
Psychology
Therapeutics
Genetics

Keywords

  • Behavior therapy
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Tic disorders
  • Tourette syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science

Cite this

Bennett, Shannon M. ; Keller, Alex E. ; Walkup, John T. / The future of tic disorder treatment. In: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2013 ; Vol. 1304, No. 1. pp. 32-39.
@article{73902e3afc6f40b3a71e43f729b74edf,
title = "The future of tic disorder treatment",
abstract = "Competing theories on the etiology and treatment of chronic tic disorders and Tourette syndrome have long made the search for efficacious intervention more challenging for patients and families seeking to reduce functional impairment related to tic symptoms. These symptoms were historically posited to be either psychological in origin, leading to the long tradition of psychoanalytic psychotherapy for tics, or biological in nature, particularly since the advent of successful treatments using neuroleptic medications. Current thinking about the phenomenology of tic disorders comes from growing empirical evidence as well as advances in neuroscience and genetics research and reveals a biological vulnerability that is exacerbated by physiological arousal related to environmental or interpersonal stress. This manuscript summarizes the evolution of this knowledge base and describes current best-practice recommendations for patients, families, and clinicians.",
keywords = "Behavior therapy, Psychopharmacology, Tic disorders, Tourette syndrome",
author = "Bennett, {Shannon M.} and Keller, {Alex E.} and Walkup, {John T.}",
year = "2013",
month = "1",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1111/nyas.12296",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "1304",
pages = "32--39",
journal = "Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences",
issn = "0077-8923",
publisher = "Wiley-Blackwell",
number = "1",

}

The future of tic disorder treatment. / Bennett, Shannon M.; Keller, Alex E.; Walkup, John T.

In: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 1304, No. 1, 01.01.2013, p. 32-39.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - The future of tic disorder treatment

AU - Bennett, Shannon M.

AU - Keller, Alex E.

AU - Walkup, John T.

PY - 2013/1/1

Y1 - 2013/1/1

N2 - Competing theories on the etiology and treatment of chronic tic disorders and Tourette syndrome have long made the search for efficacious intervention more challenging for patients and families seeking to reduce functional impairment related to tic symptoms. These symptoms were historically posited to be either psychological in origin, leading to the long tradition of psychoanalytic psychotherapy for tics, or biological in nature, particularly since the advent of successful treatments using neuroleptic medications. Current thinking about the phenomenology of tic disorders comes from growing empirical evidence as well as advances in neuroscience and genetics research and reveals a biological vulnerability that is exacerbated by physiological arousal related to environmental or interpersonal stress. This manuscript summarizes the evolution of this knowledge base and describes current best-practice recommendations for patients, families, and clinicians.

AB - Competing theories on the etiology and treatment of chronic tic disorders and Tourette syndrome have long made the search for efficacious intervention more challenging for patients and families seeking to reduce functional impairment related to tic symptoms. These symptoms were historically posited to be either psychological in origin, leading to the long tradition of psychoanalytic psychotherapy for tics, or biological in nature, particularly since the advent of successful treatments using neuroleptic medications. Current thinking about the phenomenology of tic disorders comes from growing empirical evidence as well as advances in neuroscience and genetics research and reveals a biological vulnerability that is exacerbated by physiological arousal related to environmental or interpersonal stress. This manuscript summarizes the evolution of this knowledge base and describes current best-practice recommendations for patients, families, and clinicians.

KW - Behavior therapy

KW - Psychopharmacology

KW - Tic disorders

KW - Tourette syndrome

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84888433115&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84888433115&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1111/nyas.12296

DO - 10.1111/nyas.12296

M3 - Article

VL - 1304

SP - 32

EP - 39

JO - Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

JF - Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

SN - 0077-8923

IS - 1

ER -