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‘Dyschronia’ in a Patient with Tourette's Syndrome Presenting as Maternal Neglect

  • Iain McGilchrist (a1), Stephen Wolkind (a2) and Alwyn Lishman (a3)

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We report an unusual and unsuspected cause of maternal neglect in a patient with Tourette's syndrome. An important cause of the behaviour appears to have been a form of dyscalculia characterised by a complete inability to appreciate the passage of time. To our knowledge this is the first case of its kind to be reported.

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‘Dyschronia’ in a Patient with Tourette's Syndrome Presenting as Maternal Neglect

  • Iain McGilchrist (a1), Stephen Wolkind (a2) and Alwyn Lishman (a3)

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‘Dyschronia’ in a Patient with Tourette's Syndrome Presenting as Maternal Neglect

  • Iain McGilchrist (a1), Stephen Wolkind (a2) and Alwyn Lishman (a3)
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