Tourette's disorder in a set of reared-apart triplets: Genetic and environmental influences

Nancy L. Segal, Maurice W. Dysken, Thomas J. Bouchard, Nancy L. Pedersen, Elke D. Eckert, Leonard L. Heston

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Abstract

Tourette's disorder was diagnosed in triplets reared apart from early infancy and reunited as adults. These data, combined with data on other family members, support the findings of research studies that have demonstrated genetic influences on Tourette's disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)196-199
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Volume147
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

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    Segal, N. L., Dysken, M. W., Bouchard, T. J., Pedersen, N. L., Eckert, E. D., & Heston, L. L. (1990). Tourette's disorder in a set of reared-apart triplets: Genetic and environmental influences. American Journal of Psychiatry, 147(2), 196-199. https://doi.org/10.1176/ajp.147.2.196