Chapter 6 - Fragile X syndrome and associated disorders
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2010/01/01 Chapter DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-374748-8.00006-8
Publisher SummaryInfants, children, and adolescents with fragile X syndrome represent a unique constellation of strengths and challenges that impact across developmental time affecting cognitive, social, and behavioral functioning. The past decade has seen tremendous advances in the understanding of this disorder and its dynamic interplay across multiple levels—the molecular, the brain, the cognitive, and the behavioral. Most recently, there has been a push in three core directions, all of which need more thorough and rich data if one has to facilitate a new generation of translational research that will be of tremendous advantage to clinicians, teachers, and affected families.
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