Affiliation: University of Rochester
- The relationship between compulsive behaviour and academic achievement across the three genetic subtypes of Prader-Willi syndromeJ Zarcone
Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
J Intellect Disabil Res 51:478-87. 2007..The focus of this paper is on the non-food-related compulsions in individuals with PWS and comparing differences across the three genetic subtypes of the syndrome...
- Measurement of problem behaviour during medication evaluationsJ Zarcone
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
J Intellect Disabil Res 52:1015-28. 2008..CONCLUSION: The importance of encouraging communication and collaboration across all systems of care and the use of socially valid measures are discussed...
- Perceptions of body image by persons with Prader-Willi syndrome and their parentsDeborah A Napolitano
Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 115:43-53. 2010..Results of this study demonstrate that the responses of persons with Prader-Willi syndrome on the Figure Rating Scale show significant discrepancies between how they think they look and how they wished they looked...
- Restrictive anorexia nervosa and set-shifting in adolescents: a biobehavioral interfaceElizabeth R McAnarney
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Eating Disorders Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
J Adolesc Health 49:99-101. 2011..The purpose of this study was to compare the set-shifting scores of 24 adolescent females with AN-R with 37 matched normal adolescent controls (ages, 14-20)...
- Neural mechanisms underlying hyperphagia in Prader-Willi syndromeLaura M Holsen
Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 66160, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1028-37. 2006..After eating a meal, the PWS group showed hyperfunction in limbic and paralimbic regions that drive eating behavior (e.g., the amygdala) and in regions that suppress food intake (e.g., the medial PFC)...
- COMPULSIVE FOOD-SEEKING & FOOD MOTIVATION IN PWSJennifer Zarcone; Fiscal Year: 2005..The major goal of the proposed research is to understand mechanisms underlying learning problems and food- related behavior problems in people with PWS. ..