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What are tic disorders?

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When you have a tic disorder, you make sounds or movements, but not on purpose. They can be repeated, quick, sudden, and/or uncontrollable. Involuntary sounds are called vocal tics. Tourette's syndrome is an example of a tic disorder.

From: Types of Mental Illness WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Psychological Association. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on July 26, 2016

SOURCES: American Psychological Association. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on July 26, 2016

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