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..g. labs, drug levels), behavioural rating scales and direct observation measures that are often used to evaluate medication effects. Issues related to how the side effects of medication can affect behaviour will also be 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..We used functional magnetic resonance imaging to study the neural mechanisms underlying responses to visual food stimuli, before and after eating, in individuals with PWS and a healthy weight control (HWC) group...
- 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. ..