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troubledgirl22 troubledgirl22 22-25, F 1 Answer Oct 29, 2013 in Health

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Tourettes has a very specific diagnostic criteria



1. Motor tics and vocal tics must be present, although not necessarily at the same time.



2. Tics must occur several times a day, nearly every day or intermittently, for more than a year. There must not be a break in tics for more than a three-month period.



3. The onset of tics occurs before age 18.



4. Tics aren't caused by medications, other substances or another medical condition

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