Tourette’s syndrome is often diagnosed alongside obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychiatrist Barbara Coffey talks about how treating OCD effectively can actually have a profound effect on the tic symptoms of Tourette’s. Dr. Coffey is Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

 

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