Quality of Life

How Tourette Syndrome Impacts Quality of Life

Tourette syndrome can affect your quality of life. It can impact your emotional, social and academic performance. It can also cause other problems with attention, impulsivity, hyperactivity, obsessive compulsive disorder, and anxiety and mood disorders. Treatment is important. It can reduce symptoms and improve quality of life.

Tourette syndrome is sometimes linked to other behavioral health conditions, including:

  • Anger-management issues
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Learning disabilities
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Sleep disorders