Kate Steinbeck

Adam J Guastella1
Ellie Smith1
Lauren J Rice1
1Adam J Guastella
1Ellie Smith
1Lauren J Rice
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Individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) have a significant reduction in the number of oxytocin-producing neurons (42%) in the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus. A number of animal studies and observations of humans show that lesions in this region can produce PWS-like symptoms. Given the evidence for potential oxytocin deficiency, we tested the(More)
Young people with chronic illness eventually undergo transition from paediatric to adult healthcare. This is often a complex and daunting process for adolescents, requiring significant adjustment and increased autonomy to manage illness within the context of young people's daily lives. The ubiquitous nature of mobile phones facilitates novel communication(More)
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