Treatment Models for Tourette’s, Tics, and Other Motor Disorders Post-Test

Please complete the following questions. You must score at least an 80% or higher to pass the test. You have unlimited attempts to complete the test.

1. Tourette’s is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by multiple tics, which often present between the ages of _________.
 
 
 
 
2. According to the European clinical guidelines for Tourette’s syndrome, the following medications are the most effective for managing tics.
 
 
 
 
3. One of the most efficacious therapies for Tourette’s disorder is  _____________.
 
 
 
 
4. Habit reversal therapy consist of all of the following components EXCEPT________.
 
 
 
 
5. According to the text, one finding of the literature review was that habit reversal training ___________ tic severity in both adults and children.
 
 
 
 
6. The literature review supported the study by Azrin and Nunn (1973) in that Tourette’s syndrome is _________ more common in males than females.
 
 
 
 
7. According to the text, supportive psychotherapy was only  _____ effective in reduction of symptoms of Tourette’s disorder and tics.
 
 
 
 
8. Wilhelm et al (2003) found that symptoms improvement for clients that were treated with Habit Reversal Therapy still had a decrease in symptoms after ______ months.
 
 
 
 
9. The study suggests that habit reversal training should be a __________ behavioral treatment for obtaining tic suppression.
 
 
 
 
10. The greatest limitation to administering habit reversal therapy treatment is ________.
 
 
 
 
11. Children with TD may experience daily struggles in all of the following domains EXCEPT ________.
 
 
 
 
12. Relationship problems for children with TD maybe due to them being _________ when their tics are severe and complex.
 
 
 
 
13. At least one comorbid disorder is reported in ________ of children with TD.
 
 
 
 
14. The comprehensive behavioral intervention (CBIT) incorporates ____________ in addition to the habit reversal treatment components.
 
 
 
 
15. The Cognitive Psychophysiological treatment for tics includes a focus on all of the following cognitive elements EXCEPT _____________.
 
 
 
 
16. A behavioral therapy target of Facotik treatment is to severe the negative reinforcement between relief of accumulated muscle tension due to heightened sensorimotor activation and ____________.
 
 
 
 
17. According to the text, there is evidence of tension build up prior to tic onset, and relief post-tic occurrence.
 
 
18. One of the key components of tic awareness training is the _______, which allows children to detect and more accurately report the presence and occurrences of tics.
 
 
 
 
19. One of the limitations of the study focusing on the efficacy of Facotik treatment is that there was a(n)_____________ attrition rate.
 
 
 
 
20. Another limitation of the proposed study of the efficacy of Facotik treatment model is that ________ was not addressed or controlled.