Treating Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders

A Guide for Practitioners

Edited by Douglas W. Woods, John C. Piacentini, and John T. Walkup
Foreword by Peter Hollenbeck

May 18, 2007
ISBN 9781593854805
Price: $49.00
287 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

Douglas W. Woods, PhD, is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of Clinical Training at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Woods is a member of the Tourette Syndrome Association Medical Advisory Board and Behavioral Sciences Consortium and the Scientific Advisory Board of the Trichotillomania Learning Center. He has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the efficacy of behavior therapy for children and adults with Tourette syndrome.

John C. Piacentini, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the Chair of the Tourette Syndrome Association Behavioral Sciences Consortium and a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. Dr. Piacentini is the recipient of National Institutes of Health grant awards pertaining to the etiology, assessment, and treatment of Tourette syndrome, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other child anxiety disorders.

John T. Walkup, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Dr. Walkup is the current Chair of the Medical Advisory Board of the Tourette Syndrome Association. He is the Principal Investigator of the Johns Hopkins’ Research Unit of Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Psychosocial Interventions and has been the Principal Investigator on a number of clinical trials evaluating interventions for childhood psychiatric disorders, including Tourette syndrome.