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Associations between repetitive questioning, resistance to change, temper outbursts and anxiety in Prader-Willi and Fragile-X syndromes.

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BACKGROUND: The behavioural phenotypes of Prader-Willi (PWS) and Fragile-X (FraX) syndromes both comprise repetitive behaviours with differences between the profiles. In this study we investigated the context and antecedents to the repetitive behaviours and the association with other behavioural phenotypic characteristics in order to generate testable hypotheses regarding the cause of the behaviours. METHOD: The parents or carers of 46 children with PWS (mean age 14.1 years; 20 girls), and 33...

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Woodcock, K More by this author
Humphreys, G More by this author
Journal:
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
Volume:
53
Issue:
3
Pages:
265-278
Publication date:
2009-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2788
ISSN:
0964-2633
URN:
uuid:7e790381-5a1b-45c7-820d-e0fabde53ea3
Source identifiers:
311492
Local pid:
pubs:311492

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