What Makes Them Tic? The Facts about Tourette Syndrome

Tics are cornerstone of the diagnosis of Tourette Syndrome. They are sudden, brief, intermittent, repetitive movements (motor tics) or noises (vocal tics).

By Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D.

Medical review by Patricia Salber, MD, MBA

Key Takeaway Points about Tourette Syndrome (TS)