Advances in the Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology of Tourette Syndrome

Edited by

  • Davide Martino, South London NHS Trust, UK
  • Andrea Cavanna

This volume of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on advances in the neurochemistry and neuropharmacology of Tourette syndrome. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and includes important topics regards tics, neurotransmitters, pharmacology and emerging treatments.
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Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists


Book information

  • Published: December 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-411546-0

Table of Contents

  1. An Introduction to the Clinical Phenomenology of Tourette Syndrome
  2. Davide Martino, Namrata Madhusudan, Panagiotis Zis and Andrea E. Cavanna

  3. Functional Neuroanatomy of Tics
  4. Irene Neuner, Frank Schneider and N. Jon Shah

  5. Functional Imaging of Dopaminergic Neurotransmission in Tourette Syndrome
  6. BĂ rbara Segura and Antonio P. Strafella

  7. Non-dopaminergic neurotransmission in the pathophysiology of Tourette syndrome
  8. Patrick T. Udvardi, Ester Nespoli, Francesca Rizzo, Bastian Hengerer and Andrea G. Ludolph

  9. Reinforcement Learning and Tourette Syndrome
  10. Stefano Palminteri and Mathias Pessiglione

  11. Genetic Susceptibility and Neurotransmitters in Tourette Syndrome
  12. Peristera Paschou, Thomas V. Fernandez, Frank Sharp, Gary A. Heiman and Pieter J. Hoekstra

  13. Pharmacological Animal Models of Tic Disorders
  14. Kevin W McCairn and Masaki Isoda

  15. Animal Models Recapitulating the Multifactorial Origin of Tourette Syndrome
  16. Simone Macrì, Martina Proietti Onori, Veit Roessner and Giovanni Laviola

  17. Neuroendocrine Aspects of Tourette Syndrome
  18. Davide Martino, Antonella Macerollo and James F Leckman

  19. Clinical Pharmacology of Dopamine-Modulating Agents in Tourette`s Syndrome
  20. Sabine Mogwitz, Judith Buse, Stefan Ehrlich and Veit Roessner

  21. Clinical Pharmacology of Non-Dopaminergic Drugs in Tourette Syndrome
  22. Andreas Hartmann

  23. Antiepileptic Drugs and Tourette Syndrome
  24. Andrea E. Cavanna and Andrea Nani

  25. Clinical Pharmacology of Co-Morbid Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Tourette Syndrome
  26. Valeria Neri and Francesco Cardona

  27. Clinical Pharmacology of Comorbid Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Tourette Syndrome
  28. Renata Rizzo and Mariangela Gulisano

  29. Emerging Treatment Strategies in Tourette syndrome: What’s in the Pipeline?
  30. C. Termine, C. Selvini, G. Rossi and U. Balottin

  31. Tics and Other Stereotyped Movements as Side Effects of Pharmacological Treatment

    Marcos Madruga-Garrido and Pablo Mir