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People with tic disorders at increased suicide risk

03:17 EDT 5 Jul 2017 | Medical Xpress

People with Tourette's disorder or chronic tic disorder are over four times more likely to die by suicide than the general population, according to a new study in Biological Psychiatry. Dr. David Mataix-Cols of Karolinska Institute, Sweden, led the study of the largest group of patients with tic disorders in the world.

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