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Tourette’s Therapy

From the Los Angeles Times: Behavioral therapy effective in treating Tourette syndrome:

The therapy, called comprehensive behavioral intervention for tics, has several elements. The key component, habit reversal training, helps patients become more aware of the urge to tic, then teaches them to engage in a voluntary behavior — rhythmic breathing, perhaps — that competes with the tic.

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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW