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Children with Tourette's syndrome given special showing of Harry Potter film

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 01 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:466
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Fourteen year old Matthew Sharp was longing to see the latest Harry Potter film. Almost all his school friends had seen it on the big screen, but Matthew has Tourette's syndrome, and his symptoms—sudden loud shouting and violent movements of his limbs several times a minute—make it impossible for him even to feed himself, let alone …

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