Specific eating and sleeping problems in Prader-Willi and Williams-Beuren syndrome.

@article{Sarimski1996SpecificEA,
  title={Specific eating and sleeping problems in Prader-Willi and Williams-Beuren syndrome.},
  author={Klaus Sarimski},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={1996},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={
          143-50
        }
}
Eating and sleeping problems have a high prevalence in mental retardation in general, but are also discussed as characteristic in some genetically determined disorders. A comparative analysis of eating and sleeping behaviours in 28 Prader-Willi- and 32 Williams-Beuren syndrome children by psychometric instruments confirms excessive food-seeking behaviours in PWS and selective food refusal in WBS as specific problems. In both syndromes, however, there is considerable individual variability in… CONTINUE READING

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