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ERIC Number: EJ629446
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0156-6555
Excessive Picking in Prader-Willi Syndrome: A Pilot Study of Phenomenological Aspects and Comorbid Symptoms.
Wigren, Margareta; Heimann, Mikael
International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, v48 n2 p129-42 Jun 2001
Interviews with parents of 37 individuals (ages 12-30) with Prader-Willi syndrome revealed two-thirds displayed skin picking with a frequency ranging from chronic to transient, episodic symptoms. Many individuals with skin picking also exhibited comorbid picking behaviors And individuals with excessive skin picking also had frequent tantrums and violent outbursts. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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