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Boys with fragile X syndrome: investigating temperament in early childhood.

Authors
  • Low Kapalu, C M1, 2
  • Gartstein, M A3
  • 1 Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA.
  • 2 Developmental and Behavioral Sciences, Children's Mercy Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA.
  • 3 Psychology Department, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2016
Volume
60
Issue
9
Pages
891–900
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jir.12304
PMID: 27321588
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Attention difficulties commonly found in adolescents and adults with FXS appear to also be characteristic of young boys with FXS, as reflected by lower effortful control. Age-related findings concerning negative affectivity may be particularly significant, leading to improved intervention/preventative efforts.

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