Sex and genes, part 1: sexuality and Down, Prader-Willi, and Williams syndromes.

@article{Watson2012SexAG,
  title={Sex and genes, part 1: sexuality and Down, Prader-Willi, and Williams syndromes.},
  author={Shelley Lynn Watson and Deborah Richards and Nancy Miodrag and J Paul Fedoroff},
  journal={Intellectual and developmental disabilities},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={155-68}
}
Specific genetic syndromes affect individuals' sexual development, experiences, and fertility. Individuals with specific syndromes can also display inappropriate sexual behavior resulting from vulnerabilities presented by their genetic makeup. Using clinical case studies, we discuss the specific impact that Down, Prader-Willi, and Williams syndromes can have on sexual development and behavior. Applying a biopsychosocial approach, we present the primary sexual effects, such as delayed sexual… CONTINUE READING

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