Pandemic Affected Mental Health of PWS Patients, German Survey Finds

Pandemic Affected Mental Health of PWS Patients, German Survey Finds

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Pandemic Affected Mental Health of PWS Patients, German Survey Finds

The COVID-19 pandemic greatly affected the mental health of people with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), with worsening of behavioral symptoms such as irritability, temper outbursts, and food‐seeking behaviour, according to results of an online survey conducted by researchers in Germany. These findings are consistent with those of the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research’s “Impact of COVID” survey, which highlighted the negative impact of the pandemic on PWS patients and their families in the U.S. and the U.K.…

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