Cognitive profiles of the carrier fragile X woman.

  title={Cognitive profiles of the carrier fragile X woman.},
  author={S S Brainard and Richard Schreiner and Randi Hagerman},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  volume={38 2-3},
Cognitive deficits in females with fragile X [fra(X)] syndrome have been reported, but studies have rarely focused on women with normal intelligence, nor have they separated fra(X)-negative carriers from fra(X)-positive carriers. Questions specifically addressed here are: 1) is the degree of fragility predictive of IQ? 2) are cognitive patterns consistent across fragility levels? and 3) do consistent individual profiles exist? These questions were addressed with the help of 74 heterozygous… CONTINUE READING

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