Patient and Family Education | School-Based Interventions | Behavioral and Other Interventions at Home | Individual Psychotherapy | Family Therapy | Specific Behavioral Therapy for Tics
Patient and family education is a mainstay of treatment of
tic disorders. Education about the etiology and natural history
of the disorder and available treatment is imperative. Education
can reduce anxiety, put symptom severity in perspective, and lay
the groundwork for more specific interventions.