Evidence-based Treatment of Tourette's Syndrome and Tic Disorders

Douglas Woods, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee

In this overview, Dr. Douglas Woods provides an overview of the phenomenology of tics and factors that exacerbate tics. In addition, Dr. Woods discusses the evidence-base for habit reversal therapy and behavior therapy for tics. Financial disclosures: Research support from NIMH and Tourette's Syndrome Association; Speaking Honoraria from Tourette's Syndrome Association and various academic institutions; Royalties from Guilford, Oxford, Context Press and Springer Press.

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Behavior Therapy for Tourette Syndrome in Children and Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT)

Douglas Woods, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Dr. Woods discusses the research background and rationale for behavior therapy for Tourette Syndrome in children and CBIT. He demonstrates function based assessment and intervention along with habit reversal training. Lastly, a live recording of a sample session is provided.

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