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ALLMedicine™ Williams Syndrome Center

Research & Reviews  338 results

WS-SAVE Study (Williams Syndrome Skin and Vessel Elasticity Study)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02692846

May 20th, 2022 - Williams syndrome (WS) is a multisystem developmental disorder caused by deletion of 26-28 genes, including the elastin gene, located on chromosome 7q11.23. Cardiovascular disease in WS, including obstructive vascular disease and hypertension, and...

Defining the Brain Phenotype of Children With Williams Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01132885

May 20th, 2022 - Williams syndrome (WS) is a rare disorder caused by hemizygous microdeletion of approximately 1.6 megabases on chromosomal band 7q11.23, typically by spontaneous mutation. The disorder is characterized by a collection of unique neuropsychiatric ma...

A Distance-Delivered Social Skills Program for Young Adults with Williams Syndrome: Eva...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9109668
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders; Fisher MH, Kammes RR et. al.

May 17th, 2022 - Adults with Williams syndrome (WS) display hypersocial behaviors and experience social skills deficits. To improve social outcomes, we evaluated the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of an 8-week distance-delivered social skills...

Quality of life of Brazilian families who have children with Williams syndrome.
https://doi.org/10.1177/17446295221079583
Journal of Intellectual Disabilities : JOID; Pereira RCM, Apis A et. al.

May 12th, 2022 - This cross-sectional and descriptive study examined the family quality of life (FQoL) among 72 Brazilian families who have children with Williams syndrome, a rare genetic disorder in which most individuals have an intellectual disability, usually ...

Neuropsychological intervention in attention and visuospatial skills in two patients wi...
https://doi.org/10.1080/21622965.2022.2063723
Applied Neuropsychology. Child; Domínguez-García CM, Serrano-Juárez CA et. al.

Apr 28th, 2022 - Williams Syndrome (WS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder with a distinctive physical, cognitive, and behavioral profile caused by a microdeletion in the q11.23 region of chromosome 7. The neuropsychological profile of WS is characterized by intelle...

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Guidelines  1 results

Health Care Supervision for Children With Williams Syndrome.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2019-3761
Pediatrics Morris CA, Braddock SR et. al.

Jan 23rd, 2020 - This set of recommendations is designed to assist the pediatrician in caring for children with Williams syndrome (WS) who were diagnosed by using clinical features and with chromosome 7 microdeletion confirmed by fluorescence in situ hybridization...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Defining the Brain Phenotype of Children With Williams Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01132885

May 20th, 2022 - Williams syndrome (WS) is a rare disorder caused by hemizygous microdeletion of approximately 1.6 megabases on chromosomal band 7q11.23, typically by spontaneous mutation. The disorder is characterized by a collection of unique neuropsychiatric ma...

WS-SAVE Study (Williams Syndrome Skin and Vessel Elasticity Study)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02692846

May 20th, 2022 - Williams syndrome (WS) is a multisystem developmental disorder caused by deletion of 26-28 genes, including the elastin gene, located on chromosome 7q11.23. Cardiovascular disease in WS, including obstructive vascular disease and hypertension, and...

Williams Syndrome Strength, Hormones, Activity & Adiposity, DNA Programming, Eating Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03758651

Mar 14th, 2022 - Williams syndrome (WS) is a rare microdeletion genetic disorder that has a broad phenotype including many endocrine and metabolic abnormalities. Dr. Pober and colleagues at MGH have reported the following findings in adults with WS: abnormal body ...

Buspirone Treatment of Anxiety in Williams Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04807517

Sep 9th, 2021 - After being informed about the study and potential risks, all patients or their legal guardians giving written informed consent will be screened for study eligibility. Patients who meet the eligibility requirements will participate in a 16-week, f...

Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy of Anxiety in Williams Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03827525

Oct 18th, 2019 - Most studies agree that anxiety disorders are more frequent in people with intellectual disabilities that in the general population. Williams syndrome (WS) is a rare disease, associated with an anxiety rate 8 times higher than in the general popul...

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News  1 results

Socially vulnerable need specific interventions to stop abuse
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/76496/pediatrics/socially-vulnerable-need-specific-interventions-stop-abuse
MDedge Psychiatry; Denise Napoli

Jul 22nd, 2013 - Patients with autism, Williams syndrome, and Down syndrome are all socially vulnerable, but in "markedly different" ways. Understanding these differences might help tailor specific interventions to keep these populations safe from abuse and exploi.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →