Do Kids With Tourette’s Usually Have Other Disorders Too?
Dr. Barbara Coffey on comorbidity of OCD and ADHD
Tourette’s syndrome is often diagnosed alongside other “co-morbid” disorders, most often obsessive-compulsive disorder and ADHD. Barbara Coffey, MD, of the Mount Sinai Medical Center talks about how treating these other disorders effectively can sometimes have a profound effect on the symptoms of Tourette’s and a child’s future.
You can also watch her talk about specific treatments for Tourette’s and ADHD here, and her approach to OCD and Tourette’s here.