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Tourettes - A Ticcing Timebomb?

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Tourettes  A Ticcing Timebomb game quiz
"Tourette's Syndrome is a neurological disorder that can have serious psychological side effects for the sufferer. This quiz is about promoting understanding of the condition."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. The majority of people that suffer from Tourette's Syndrome (TS) first present symptoms during a particular phase of their life. At which stage is it, generally, first noticeable?
    Adolescence
    Childhood
    Middle age
    Old age


2. Tourette's Syndrome (TS) is NOT thought to be an inherited condition?
    True
    False


3. People with Tourette's Syndrome (TS) often also have other disorders as well. Which of the listed is also closely associated with TS?
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    Dystonia
    Parkinson's
    Huntingdon's Disease


4. An unfortunate symptom of Tourette's Syndrome (TS) can be the uncontrolled uttering of obscenities. What is the term for this?
    Coprographia
    Copropaxia
    Coprolalia
    Coprophagia


5. People that suffer from Tourette's Syndrome (TS) tend to die younger than non-sufferers.
    Yes
    No


6. Tourette Syndrome (TS) is associated with a particular area of the brain. Which part of the brain is considered to be primarily affected?
    Hippocampus
    Hypothalamus
    Cerrebellum
    Basal ganglia


7. Tourette Syndrome (TS) can be split into three broad categories depending on the symptoms exhibited. Which of the options is NOT used?
    Tourettes plus
    Complex Tourettes
    Pure Tourettes
    Full blown Tourettes


8. One feature of Tourette Syndrome (TS) that has been noted is that the person affected can sometimes suppress the tic.
    True
    False


9. Which sex has a much greater chance of exhibiting symptoms of Tourette Syndrome?
(Male or Female)
    Answer: (One Word)


10. Tourette Syndrome (TS), along with other neurological disorders cannot be cured. It can, however, be controlled. Which type of therapy is NOT used?
    Medication
    Surgery
    HRT
    Behavioural therapy


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