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ERIC Number: EJ617940
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Williams Syndrome and Happiness.
Levine, Karen; Wharton, Robert
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v105 n5 p363-71 Sep 2000
Discussion of Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder with a variety of medical and developmental features, focuses on frequent outward expression of happiness. Analysis of the unique expression of happiness in individuals with Williams syndrome is followed by discussion of this happiness in the context of other dimensions of the syndrome, especially anxiety. The role of genetics in emotions is also addressed. (Contains nine references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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