A developmental approach to understanding Fragile X syndrome in females.

  title={A developmental approach to understanding Fragile X syndrome in females.},
  author={Cynthia S Keysor and Mich{\`e}le M. M. Mazzocco},
  journal={Microscopy research and technique},
  volume={57 3},
The psychological phenotype of females with fragile X syndrome (FraX) is discussed, focusing primarily on empirical findings over the past decade and on studies of probands with the full mutation (FM). A developmental approach is used to help characterize specific patterns of cognitive, neuropsychological, social, emotional, and behavioral functioning across the lifespan of females with FraX. Approximately half of females with the syndrome present with cognitive abilities that fall in the… CONTINUE READING

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