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Children with tics can be helped by a new online treatment

BMJ 2022; 377 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o1217 (Published 30 May 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;377:o1217

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  1. Helen Saul, editor in chief1,
  2. Deniz Gursul, research dissemination manager1,
  3. Jemma Kwint, senior research fellow1,
  4. Chris Hollis, professor of child & adolescent psychiatry and digital mental health2
  1. 1NIHR Centre for Engagement and Dissemination, Twickenham, UK
  2. 2University of Nottingham, Charlotte Hall, Senior Research Fellow, NIHR MindTech, University of Nottingham, UK
  1. Correspondence to H Saul NIHRAlerts{at}nihr.ac.uk

The study

Hollis C, Hall CL, Jones R, et al. Therapist supported online remote behavioural intervention for tics in children and adolescents in England (ORBIT): a multicentre, parallel group, single-blind, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Psychiatry 2021;8:P871-82.

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