WONDER #2539: What is Tourette's Syndrome?

Question 1 of 3

Tourette’s Syndrome often affects people who also have...

  1. Chickenpox
  2. ADHD
  3. OCD
  4. Both b and c

Question 2 of 3

Which is the BEST evidence that Tourette’s Syndrome is more common in children t1han in adults?

  1. “There are many medicines that help control tics for people with TS.”
  2. “Tourette’s syndrome is most commonly found in children between the ages of five and ten.”
  3. “TS also has a high rate of co-occurrence with other conditions.”
  4. “Tourette’s Syndrome causes involuntary movements and sounds called tics.”

Question 3 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Tourette’s Syndrome is a condition that is most common in children and causes involuntary tics.
  2. There is no cure for Tourette’s Syndrome.
  3. Tics can be physical or vocal.
  4. Tourette’s Syndrome often doesn’t require treatment, but medicine and therapy are available.

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