E M Dykens

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are jigsaw puzzle skills 'spared' in persons with Prader-Willi syndrome?
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    University of California, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:343-52. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, fears, and phobias in persons with Williams syndrome
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 23:291-316. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology in children with intellectual disability
    E M Dykens
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 1759, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:407-17. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Maladaptive behaviour in children and adolescents with Down's syndrome
    E M Dykens
    University of California Los Angeles, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, California 90064, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 46:484-92. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Research in mental retardation: toward an etiologic approach
    E M Dykens
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles 90024-1759, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:49-71. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Maladaptive behavior differences in Prader-Willi syndrome due to paternal deletion versus maternal uniparental disomy
    E M Dykens
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 1759, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 104:67-77. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical and behavioral characteristics in FG syndrome
    J M Graham
    Ahmanson Department of Pediatrics, UCLA University Affiliated Program, International Skeletal Dysplasia Registry, UCLA School of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am J Med Genet 85:470-5. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Drawings by individuals with Williams syndrome: are people different from shapes?
    E M Dykens
    Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 1759, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 106:94-107. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor gating abnormalities in young males with fragile X syndrome and Fmr1-knockout mice
    P W Frankland
    Department of Neurobiology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 9:417-25. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Strengthening behavioral research on genetic mental retardation syndromes
    R M Hodapp
    UCLA School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles 90095-1521, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 106:4-15. 2001

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Are jigsaw puzzle skills 'spared' in persons with Prader-Willi syndrome?
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    University of California, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:343-52. 2002
    ..This three-part study examines previous clinical impressions that people with Prader-Willi syndrome have unusual jigsaw puzzle and word search skills...
  2. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, fears, and phobias in persons with Williams syndrome
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 23:291-316. 2003
    ..The feasibility of cognitive-behavioral treatments for phobia is discussed, as are implications for future research...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology in children with intellectual disability
    E M Dykens
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 1759, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:407-17. 2000
    ..Psychiatric vulnerabilities in several syndromes are reviewed, as are the advantages of phenotypic work for understanding psychopathology among children with intellectual disability more generally...
  4. ncbi request reprint Maladaptive behaviour in children and adolescents with Down's syndrome
    E M Dykens
    University of California Los Angeles, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles, California 90064, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 46:484-92. 2002
    ..However, age-related trends in these problems remain unclear...
  5. ncbi request reprint Research in mental retardation: toward an etiologic approach
    E M Dykens
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, Los Angeles 90024-1759, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:49-71. 2001
    ..We end the review by briefly summarizing our reasons for promoting an etiological approach to future mental retardation research, as well as by discussing methodological and other challenges...
  6. ncbi request reprint Maladaptive behavior differences in Prader-Willi syndrome due to paternal deletion versus maternal uniparental disomy
    E M Dykens
    Neuropsychiatric Institute, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 1759, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 104:67-77. 1999
    ..Findings are compared to Angelman syndrome, and possible genetic mechanisms are discussed, as are implications for Prader-Willi syndrome and obsessive-compulsive behaviors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical and behavioral characteristics in FG syndrome
    J M Graham
    Ahmanson Department of Pediatrics, UCLA University Affiliated Program, International Skeletal Dysplasia Registry, UCLA School of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am J Med Genet 85:470-5. 1999
    ..On the Vineland Scales, FG boys demonstrated significant relative strengths in their socialization skills, consistent with their personality, tending to confirm previous descriptions of their personalities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Drawings by individuals with Williams syndrome: are people different from shapes?
    E M Dykens
    Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 1759, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 106:94-107. 2001
    ..Developmental and phenotypic implications of findings are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor gating abnormalities in young males with fragile X syndrome and Fmr1-knockout mice
    P W Frankland
    Department of Neurobiology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 9:417-25. 2004
    ..However, since these phenotypic changes are opposite in direction, they also suggest that murine compensatory mechanisms following loss of FMR1 function differ from those in humans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Strengthening behavioral research on genetic mental retardation syndromes
    R M Hodapp
    UCLA School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles 90095-1521, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 106:4-15. 2001
    ..For each issue, we discuss salient concerns and make suggestions for future work...
  11. ncbi request reprint Three steps toward improving the measurement of behavior in behavioral phenotype research
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Peabody Box 40, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 16:617-30. 2007
    ..The authors end with a cautionary note about measures and the need to supplement (alongside weaknesses and psychiatric vulnerabilities) the strengths and positive affect and attributes of individuals who have genetic syndromes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measuring behavior in genetic disorders of mental retardation
    Robert M Hodapp
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:340-6. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Music and anxiety in Williams syndrome: a harmonious or discordant relationship?
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Vanderbilt University Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203 5701, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:346-58. 2005
    ..Implications are discussed for future research on musical processing, musical interventions, and well-being in Williams syndrome and other groups...
  14. doi request reprint Strategies and correlates of jigsaw puzzle and visuospatial performance by persons with Prader-Willi syndrome
    Brian N Verdine
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203 5721, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 113:343-55. 2008
    ..The most proficient jigsaw puzzlers with Prader-Willi syndrome tended to be older and have shape-based strategies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Happiness, well-being, and character strengths: outcomes for families and siblings of persons with mental retardation
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, 230 Appleton Place, Peabody Box 40, Nashville, TN 37203 5701, USA
    Ment Retard 43:360-4. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Autism and 15q11-q13 disorders: behavioral, genetic, and pathophysiological issues
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, 230 Appleton Place, Peabody Box 40, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:284-91. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Toward a positive psychology of mental retardation
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:185-93. 2006
    ..Complexities related to etiology, measurement, flow, and a meaningful life are described, as is the vital role that mental retardation can play in the emerging science of positive psychology...
  18. ncbi request reprint Profiles and development of adaptive behavior in children with Down syndrome
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Yale Child Study Center, New Heaven, CT 06520, USA
    Downs Syndr Res Pract 9:45-50. 2006
    ..Implications for development in Down syndrome and intervention programs were discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessment of hyperphagia in Prader-Willi syndrome
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, 230 Appleton Place, Peabody Box 40, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1816-26. 2007
    ..This study provides factor-analytic and within-syndrome analyses of a new measure of hyperphagia in PWS...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and behavioral disorders in persons with Down syndrome
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:272-8. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Maladaptive and compulsive behavior in Prader-Willi syndrome: new insights from older adults
    Elisabeth M Dykens
    John F Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 109:142-53. 2004
    ..Gender and BMI were significant predictors of skin-picking and other symptoms. Possible reasons are discussed for sweeping declines in problems among older adults...