Altered Attribution of Intention in Tourette's Syndrome

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Core symptoms of Tourette's syndrome are assumed to result from inhibitory dysfunction, which could also impair theory of mind. Here the authors report evidence for theory of mind difficulties: patients exhibit deficits in recognizing faux pas and understanding intentionality. (The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2010; 22:348-351)

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)348-351
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neuropsychiatry
Volume22
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2010