Behavioral problems in relation to intelligence in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: a matched control study.

@article{Jansen2007BehavioralPI,
  title={Behavioral problems in relation to intelligence in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: a matched control study.},
  author={Pauline W Jansen and Sasja N. Duijff and Frits A. Beemer and Jacob A. S. Vorstman and Petra W J Klaassen and Monique E J Morcus and Josien A Heineman-de Boer},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part A},
  year={2007},
  volume={143A 6},
  pages={
          574-80
        }
}
The 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS) is a genetic disorder associated with palatal abnormalities, cardiac defects, a characteristic facial appearance, learning difficulties, and delays in speech and language development. Various behavioral disorders and psychiatric illnesses have also been reported. There is much debate as to whether the behavioral problems are caused by factors such as medical discomfort, facial abnormalities or a lower intelligence, or whether they are independently… CONTINUE READING
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