The diagnosis of a tic disorder can be aided in some cases by directly observing, videotaping or audiotaping the patient in a more <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>natural</span>
Clinicians can also become confused by such additional sympto
ms of tic disorders as to
uching, hitting, jumping, smelling hands or objects, sto
mping, twirling and doing deep knee bends. They disagree, however, as to
whether such sympto
ms should be classified as tics or compulsions.