Behaviour problems in adult women with Rett syndrome.

  title={Behaviour problems in adult women with Rett syndrome.},
  author={Rebecca H Mount and Richard P Hastings and Sheena Reilly and Hilary Cass and Tony Charman},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  volume={46 Pt 8},
BACKGROUND Despite considerable interest in the genetic, physical and neurological aspects of Rett syndrome (RS), there have been few studies of associated behavioural and emotional features. Furthermore, few case studies or surveys have included adult women with RS. The main aim of the present study was to compare behaviour problems in a sample of women with RS against data from normative samples. METHODS The primary carers of 50 women with RS completed the community version of the Aberrant… CONTINUE READING