Social Anxiety May Be Evident in 1-year-olds With Fragile X

Social Anxiety May Be Evident in 1-year-olds With Fragile X

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Social Anxiety May Be Evident in 1-year-olds With Fragile X

As early as 12 months of age, children with fragile X syndrome (FXS) display signs of social anxiety, a study indicates. The study, “Early behavioral and physiological markers of social anxiety in infants with fragile X syndrome,” was published in the Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Anxiety disorders are common among people with fragile X. Social anxiety — where social situations cause a heightened feeling of fear and discomfort — is particularly common, affecting more than half…

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