No widespread psychological effect of the fragile X premutation in childhood: evidence from a preliminary controlled study.

@article{Myers2001NoWP,
  title={No widespread psychological effect of the fragile X premutation in childhood: evidence from a preliminary controlled study.},
  author={Gwen F Myers and Mich{\`e}le M. M. Mazzocco and Anne Maddalena and Allan L. Reiss},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={353-9}
}
This study was designed to examine the effect of the fragile X premutation (pM) on cognitive function and behavior. Participants included 14 children (7 males, 7 females) with the fragile X pM and 14 children without the fragile X pM (and without the fragile X full mutation [fM]), each of whom was matched by age and gender with one of the participants from the pM group. The children ranged in age from 3 years, 1 month, to 17 years, 11 months. Participants were individually administered measures… CONTINUE READING

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