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Do Kids With Tourette's Usually Have Other Disorders Too?

Dr. Barbara Coffey on comorbidity of OCD and ADHD

Clinical Expert: Barbara Coffey, MD

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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.

This article was last reviewed or updated on December 4, 2023.