Tic Disorders

Ivana Balic, MD, child and adolescent fellow at Clarity Child Guidance Center, provides an overview of:

  • different types of tic disorders, diagnosis, treatments and outcomes,
  • common motor and vocal tics,
  • simple vs. complex tics,
  • pharmaceutical and behavioral treatments, and
  • co-occurring psychiatric diagnoses associated with tic disorders.

This recording is from a community presentation Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted on October 9, 2009.

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  • Clarity Child Guidance Center is the only nonprofit mental health treatment center for kids ages 3 to 17 in South Texas. Our staff of children’s mental health professionals is the largest in the region. When a child is in crisis, we work with families to get much needed treatment regardless of their ability to pay.

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