Jargon Explainer


 

Coprolalia: the compulsion to swear

Copropraxia: the compulsion to make obscene gestures

Echolalia: the compulsion to repeat what others have said

Echopraxia: the compulsion to imitate what others are doing

Klazomania: the compulsion to shout

Motor tic: a tic involving movement

Palilalia: the compulsion to repeat what you have just said

Tic: an uncontrollable sudden movement or sound

Vocal tic: a tic involving the voice