Course Description: Tic disorders, including Tourette’s disorder, present with a wide range of symptom severity and associated comorbidity. This course reviews the evidence from research and clinical experience in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric tic disorders. Recommendations are provided for a comprehensive evaluation to include common comorbid disorders and for a hierarchical approach to multimodal interventions.
Course Credit(s): 1 CE Credit or Hour
Course Format: Online Text (format of this course is noninteractive)
Course Schedule: Self-paced
Course Author(s): Tanya K. Murphy, MD, Adam B. Lewin, PhD, ABPP, Eric A. Storch, PhD, Saundra Stock, MD, and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Committee on Quality Issues
Content Publisher(s): American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Committee
Reprinted with permission from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, © All Rights Reserved, 2017
Course Author(s) Qualifications:
Dr. Murphy earned an MD from the University of Florida College of Medicine. She is also a Professor, College of Medicine Pediatrics, Endowed Chair, College of Medicine Pediatrics, and Director and Professor, Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychiatry, at the University of South Florida.
Dr. Lewin earned a PhD in Psychology and Clinical & Health Psychology, University of Florida. He is also an Associate Professor, College of Medicine Pediatrics, Program Director, OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders Program, and Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Medicine, at the University of South Florida.
Dr. Storch earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology, Columbia University. He is also Professor, College of Medicine Pediatrics; Professor, Coph Health Policy & Management; Endowed Chair, College Of Medicine Pediatrics; Director of Research for Developmental Pediatrics, Pediatrics; Clinical Director, Pediatrics; Professor (tenured), Pediatrics (Primary); Psychiatry (Joint); Psychology (Joint); All Children's Hospital Guild Endowed Chair, Pediatrics; Professor (tenured), Pediatrics (primary); Psychiatry (joint); Psychology (joint), University of South Florida; Clinical Director, Pediatrics, Rogers Memorial Hospital; All Children's Hospital Guild Endowed Chair, Pediatrics, University of South Florida; Director of Research for Developmental Pediatrics, Pediatrics, All Children's Hospital - Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Dr. Stock earned an MD from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. She is also a Professor, College of Medicine Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences; Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences; and Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at the University of South Florida.
Course Level: Beginning/Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced
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