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Self Identifier: Teens

This article explains coprolalia pronounced cop-row-lahl-ya)—one of the most baffling and socially unacceptable symptoms of Tourette Syndrome (TS). TS is an inherited disorder which develops in childhood, and affects people of all races and cultures. Symptoms include motor and vocal tics. Vocal tics are the utterance of noises, words and sometimes unacceptable language. Motor tics involve involuntary movements of the body.