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15 minute consultation: Tics and Tourette syndrome
  1. Min Tsui Ong1,
  2. Santosh R Mordekar1,
  3. Arnab Seal2
  1. 1Department of Paediatric Neurology, Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK
  2. 2Leeds Community Heathcare Trust, Wortley Beck Health Centre, Leeds, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Arnab Seal, Leeds Community Heathcare Trust, Wortley Beck Health Centre, Leeds LS12 5SG, UK; arnab.seal{at}


Tic disorders including Tourette syndrome (TS) are neuropsychiatric disorders that are common referrals to paediatricians, paediatric neurologists and child psychiatrists. Although differentiating tics and TS from other movement disorders is not difficult, it is essential to detect comorbid conditions and their contribution to TS.

  • Neurodevelopment
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Child Psychology
  • Paediatric Practice

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