Re-published review: Tourette’s syndrome and other tic disorders

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Re-published review: Tourette’s syndrome and other tic disorders. / Rickards, Hugh.

In: Postgraduate Medical Journal, Vol. 87, No. 1024, 01.01.2011, p. 142-149.

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Rickards, Hugh. / Re-published review: Tourette’s syndrome and other tic disorders. In: Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2011 ; Vol. 87, No. 1024. pp. 142-149.

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