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an uncontrollable use of obscene language

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Other complex vocal tics include differences in the articulation of speech, for example variations in rhythm, tone and rate, and coprolalia (the repetitive use of obscene or socially unacceptable words or phrases).
Tourette's is almost always accompanied by obsessive compulsive disorder, but Coprolalia, a symptom of Tourette's that results in the blurting out of inappropriate remarks and obscenities, is actually quite rare, according to the documentary.
She suffered involuntary tics that involved many parts of her body ( and she also demonstrated echolalia (the repetition of a sound, word, or phrase just heard) and coprolalia (the vocalising of socially unacceptable words).
However, as I researched into the condition I found out that less than 30% of people affected by Tourettes have the swearing tic, known as Coprolalia.
The verbal tics may also be expressed as coprolalia (the involuntary use of obscene words or socially inappropriate words and phrases) or copropraxia (obscene gestures).
One of the most embarrassing for sufferers is uttering words or phrases out of context, coprolalia (saying socially unacceptable words: for instance swearing), and echolalia (repeating a sound, word, or phrase just heard).
Winking at the wrong time could obviously become awkward but would be far easier to deal with than coprolalia (blurting out obscene words).
Around 15 per cent of sufferers develop coprolalia, the involuntary outbursts of expletives, sexual obscenities and racial slurs.
The Simpleton's lines also ring a series of changes on cagar, merda, mijar and their derivatives; as Stephen Reckert remarks, 'Joane e um caso de coprolalia cronica'.