Tourette’s Syndrome -
Tics, Obsessions, Compulsions:
Developmental Psychopathology and Clinical Care

James F. Leckman and Donald J. Cohen

with Colleagues at the Yale Child Study Center


Contents

Contributing Authors

Preface

Introduction:

Chapter One: The Self under Siege

Donald J. Cohen and James F. Leckman

Part I: Individuals, Symptoms, and Diagnoses

Chapter Two: Tics and Tic Disorders

James F. Leckman, Robert A. King, Youngshin Kim, and Donald J. Cohen

Chapter Three: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety, and Depression

Robert A. King, James F. Leckman, Lawrence Scahill, and Donald J. Cohen

Chapter Four: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning Disabilities

John T. Walkup, Shahzad Khan, Linda Schuerholz, and Young-Suk Paik, and Robert T. Schultz

Chapter Five: Neuropsychological Findings

Robert T. Schultz, Alice S. Carter, Lawrence Scahill, and James F. Leckman

Chapter Six: Peer Acceptance and Adaptive Functioning

Elisabeth M. Dykens, Sara S. Sparrow, Donald J. Cohen, Lawrence Scahill, and James F. Leckman

Chapter Seven: Differential Diagnosis

Kenneth E. Towbin, Bradley S. Peterson, Donald J. Cohen, and James F. Leckman

Chapter Eight: Beyond the Diagnosis - Darwinian Perspectives on Pathways

to Successful Adaptation

James F. Leckman and Donald J. Cohen

Part II: Causes and Determinants

Chapter Nine: Evolving Models of Pathogenesis

James F. Leckman and Donald J. Cohen

Chapter Ten: Epidemiological Studies

Ada H. Zohar, Alan Apter, Robert A. King, David L. Pauls, James F. Leckman, and Donald J. Cohen

Chapter Eleven: Genetic Vulnerability

David L. Pauls, John P. Alsobrook II, Joel Gelernter, and James F. Leckman

Chapter Twelve: Environmental Risk and Protective Factors

Bradley S. Peterson, James F. Leckman, Paul Lombroso, Heping Zhang, Kimberly Lynch, Alice S. Carter, David Pauls, and Donald J. Cohen

Chapter Thirteen: Neural Circuitry

Bradley S. Peterson, James F. Leckman, Amy Arnsten, George Anderson, Lawrence H. Staib, John C. Gore, Richard A. Bronen, Robert Malison, Lawrence Scahill, and Donald J. Cohen

Chapter Fourteen: Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators

George M. Anderson, James F. Leckman, and Donald J. Cohen

Part III: Partnerships for Making the Best of Tourette’s

Chapter Fifteen: Yale Approach to Assessment and Treatment

James F. Leckman, Robert A. King, Lawrence Scahill, Diane Findley, Sharon I. Ort, and Donald J. Cohen

Chapter Sixteen: Selection and Use of Diagnostic Instruments and Clinical Ratings

Lawrence Scahill, Robert A. King, Robert A. Schultz, and James F. Leckman

Chapter Seventeen: Comprehensive Psychological and Educational Assessments

Alice S. Carter, Nancy J. Fredine, Robert T. Schultz, Lawrence Scahill, Diane Findley, Lynne Zimmerman, and Sara S. Sparrow

Chapter Eighteen: Psychosocial and Behavioral Treatments

Robert A. King, Lawrence Scahill, Diane Findley, and Donald J. Cohen

Chapter Nineteen: Recommendations for Teachers

Alice S. Carter, Nancy J. Fredine, Diane Findley, Lawrence Scahill, Lynne Zimmerman, and Sara S. Sparrow

Chapter Twenty: Pharmacological and Other Somatic Approaches to Treatment

Linda L. Carpenter, James F. Leckman, Lawrence Scahill, and Christopher J. McDougle

Chapter Twenty-one: Role of Voluntary Organizations in Clinical Care, Research and Public Policy

Kathryn A. Taubert

References

Appendix 1: Yale TS/OCD Questionnaire

Appendix 2: Yale Risk and Protective Factors Questionnaire

 


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