• Today, the treatment of tics in childhood is done using a multifaceted approach, i.e., using different types of techniques in combination, not only the behavioral or cognitive strategy. Also, in some disorders such as Tourette’s syndrome, psychiatric drugs are often necessary for effective treatment.

Tics can be stressful and embarrassing for children. Feeling confident that their parents love them no matter what will help keep them healthy and happy as their tic runs its course. Thank goodness, they tend to subside!