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Is it normal for someone with severe anxiety. 17 yr old male to have multiple tics and twitches all over a lot? mentioned to doc he didn't say much

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Some kids & teens: Have both tourette syndrome & an autistic spectrum disorder, although tourette syndrome is not an autistic spectrum disorder itself. Dr, l gave you a site that uses complementary & alternative medicine for management. For "mainstream" medical & behavioral therapies, see tsa.Org. A neuropsychological evaluation would be of great benefit to determine strengths & weaknesses in learning.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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