Principal Investigator: F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D.
Co-Investigators: Michael Milham, M.D., Ph.D. and Barbara Coffey, M.D.
Funding Source: Tourette Syndrome Association

For participation in this study, please visit the Tic and Tourette's Clinical and Research Program at the NYU Child Study Center.

Overview: This research study examines the spontaneous brain activity using functional MRI to detect relationships that are believed to reflect underlying differences in brain circuitry. The anatomic connections will also be examined and related to severity measures of Tourette, attention and impulsivity problems, and obsessive-compulsive symptoms.