Affiliation: Uppsala University
- Prevalence of tic disorders and Tourette syndrome in a Swedish school populationNajah Khalifa
Department of Women s and Children s Health, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 45:315-9. 2003..The prevalence of TS was higher than was previously thought but other tic disorders were more common in this childhood population...
- Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders in a total population of children: clinical assessment and backgroundNajah Khalifa
Department of Neuroscience, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
Acta Paediatr 94:1608-14. 2005..An increased prevalence of tics, OCD, depression or ADHD was found in the parents/siblings of children with TS, which draws attention to the importance of thorough investigation of family members...
- Psychopathology in a Swedish population of school children with tic disordersNajah Khalifa
Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1346-53. 2006..Chronic tics may be a marker for behavioral and learning difficulties in children, and awareness of these associations is critical to the care and treatment of children with tics...