The story of how Tourette syndrome, a common hereditary disorder, provides insights into the cause and treatment of a wide range of human behavioral problems. It covers diagnosis, associated behaviors including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, learning disorders, dyslexia, conduct disorder, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, alcoholism, drug abuse, obesity, depression, panic attacks, phobias, night terrors, bed wetting, sleep disturbances, lying, stealing, inappropriate sexual behavior, and others, brain structure and chemistry, treatment and implications for society, over 2,500 references, 30 page Tourette syndrome-Human Behavior Questionnaire, and Extensive index
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David E. Comings, M.D.is theDirector of the Tourette Syndrome Clinic and the Department of Medical Genetics at the City of Hope National Medical Center. This book is based on his personal experience with more than 3,000 Tourette syndrome and 2,000 attention deficit hyperactivity patients and their relatives. Dr. Comings was editor of the American Journal of Human Genetics for eight years and President of the American Society of Human Genetics. He has written over 350 papers on many aspects of genetics and over 100 papers on clinical and genetic aspects of Tourette syndrome.
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