Volume 1, Issue 2 (Autumn & Winter 2007)                   IJPBS 2007, 1(2): 43-45 | Back to browse issues page

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Tics are sudden, recurrent and stereotyped motor movements or vocalizations. Dopamine blockers are the main pharmacological agents used in the management of tics. Opioid antagonists have been reported to have been effective in the management of tics. In this article, two patients with chronic motor tic disorder are reported, whose symptoms were disappeared by using opioid substances.
Keywords: Heroin, Opium, Tic Disorders
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2012/05/28 | Accepted: 2014/01/6 | Published: 2014/01/6