Children with 7q11.23 duplication syndrome: psychological characteristics.

  title={Children with 7q11.23 duplication syndrome: psychological characteristics.},
  author={Carolyn B. Mervis and Bonita P Klein-Tasman and Myra J Huffman and Shelley L. Velleman and Carole Holley Pitts and Danielle R Henderson and Janet Woodruff-Borden and Colleen A. Morris and Lucy R. Osborne},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part A},
  volume={167 7},
To begin to delineate the psychological characteristics associated with classic 7q11.23 duplication syndrome (duplication of the classic Williams syndrome region; hereafter classic Dup7), we tested 63 children with classic Dup7 aged 4-17 years. Sixteen toddlers aged 18-45 months with classic Dup7 and 12 adults identified by cascade testing also were assessed. For the child group, median General Conceptual Ability (similar to IQ) on the Differential Ability Scales-II was 85.0 (low average), with… CONTINUE READING
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