Franziska Gaese

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BACKGROUND Fragile X syndrome (FXS), caused by a mutation of the FMR1 gene on the X chromosome, is the most common inherited form of intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorders. Comprehensive data are lacking, however, on the characteristics and management patients with FXS in Germany. METHODS/DESIGN EXPLAIN is a prospective, observational,(More)
BACKGROUND As data on the phenotype, characteristics and management of patients with Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) are limited, we aimed to collect such data in Germany in experienced centres involved in the treatment of such patients. METHODS EXPLAIN-FXS is a prospective observational (non-interventional) study (registry) performed between April 2013 and(More)
Objective The study describes the burden of psychosocial risks of mental illnesses and the ways in which children and adolescents with fragile X syndrome (FRX) can be treated. Method Data from a sample of 34 patients with FRX younger than 18 years stemming from a prospective multicenter (n = 11) registry study (EXPLAIN) were analyzed with regard to(More)
OBJECTIVE The goal of the study was to describe the burden of psychosocial risks, of mental illnesses and the ways of treatment of patients with fragile X syndrome (FRX). METHOD Data from a sample of 46 FRX-patients stemming from a prospective multicenter (N = 12) registry study (EXPLAIN) were analyzed with regard to psychosocial burden and treatment. (More)
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