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A Mind of Its Own: Tourette's Syndrome: A Story and a Guide
Tourette's syndrome is an unusual medical condition with a host of possible symptoms, some rather mundane, others extremely bizarre. The more curious symptoms, such as the involuntary use of profanities, have caught the attention of the public and have baffled physicians who are still seeking scientific explanations. In spite of the attention paid to Tourette's syndrome in ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published November 10th 1994 by Oxford University Press, USA
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May 10, 2016 Sandy D. rated it liked it
Quite outdated (not surprising, since it was published in 1994, right after Prozac began being commonly used for OCD, and Zoloft and Paxil were brand new), but the story part and the descriptions of TS and OCD are still interesting and compelling. Things are a lot better now. I did learn about a few interesting aspects of TS that that I hadn't heard about anywhere else.