Examples of Tics

Two categories of tics and several other examples are:

Simple:

Motor - eye blinking, head jerking, shoulder shrugging and facial grimacing

Vocal - throat clearing, yelping and other noises, sniffing and tongue clicking

Complex:

Motor - jumping, touching other people or things, smelling, twirling about, and only rarely, self-injurious actions including hitting or biting oneself

Vocal - uttering words or phrases out of context and coprolalia (vocalising socially unacceptable words)

 

Taken from http://www.tsa-usa.org/