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13 May 2010

Tics common in orphanages

Behavioural tics such as head banging, hand flapping, and body rocking are more common in toddlers living in orphanages, but often disappear in foster care, a new study shows.

Behavioural tics such as head banging, hand flapping, and body rocking are more common in toddlers living in orphanages, but often disappear after children are placed in foster homes, a new Romanian study shows.

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