Adult onset of Tourette's syndrome: a case report

Am J Psychiatry. 1983 Jul;140(7):924-5. doi: 10.1176/ajp.140.7.924.


A 45-year-old man fulfilled all DSM-III criteria for the diagnosis of Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome except for early onset of the disease. He first developed tics at age 35 and coprolalia at age 40.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Tourette Syndrome / diagnosis*
  • Tourette Syndrome / psychology