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The relationship between specific cognitive impairment and behaviour in Prader-Willi syndrome.

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BACKGROUND: Individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) have been shown to demonstrate a particular cognitive deficit in attention switching and high levels of preference for routine and temper outbursts. This study assesses whether a specific pathway between a cognitive deficit and behaviour via environmental interaction can exist in individuals with PWS. METHODS: Four individuals with PWS participated in a series of three single-case experiments including laboratory-based and natural envi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
Volume:
55
Issue:
2
Pages:
152-171
Publication date:
2011-02-05
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EISSN:
1365-2788
ISSN:
0964-2633
URN:
uuid:b80f7ecf-665f-472b-be64-6a5dfdb065ce
Source identifiers:
311547
Local pid:
pubs:311547

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