Year: 2016 Source: Journal of Affective Disorders.(2016).200:204Ð211. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2016.04.027 SIEC No: 20160228

61% of youth with tic disorders endorsed some symptoms of suicidal ideation. 8% of youth endorsed clinically significant suicidal ideation. Parents reported suicidal ideation in 11% of youth with tic disorder. Anxiety, depressive and externalizing symptoms (but not tics) were associated with higher suicidal ideation. Tics were associated with increased anxiety, which in turn increased suicidal ideation.