Tourette's Syndrome

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Syndrome Quizzes & Trivia

Test yourself on how much you know about Tourette's Syndrome


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tourette's is more common in females than males.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    All tics are better when calm or focused.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Some disorders associated with Tourette's are ADHD, OCD and depression.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of these is not an example of a simple tic?
    • A. 

      Eye blinking

    • B. 

      Sniffing

    • C. 

      Facial grimacing

    • D. 

      Hopping

  • 5. 
    Which of these facts is UNTRUE?
    • A. 

      Estimated that 200,000 Americans have the most severe form of Tourette's

    • B. 

      Tic severity peaks in the late teen years.

    • C. 

      Early tic symptoms are noticed between the ages of 3-9

    • D. 

      No one medication eliminates all symtpoms

  • 6. 
    What is it called when people with Tourette's shout inappropriate words or phrases?
    • A. 

      Coprolalia

    • B. 

      Echolalia

    • C. 

      Basal ganglia

    • D. 

      Trilopia

  • 7. 
    What are examples of treatment for Tourette's?
    • A. 

      Neuroleptics

    • B. 

      Treatment to reduce urge to tic

    • C. 

      No treatment if Tourette's do not impair

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Tourette's Syndrome often goes __________________.
  • 9. 
    _________ and ___________ suggests that Tourette's is inherited.