Excessive Eating Affects Caregiver Burden in PWS

Excessive Eating Affects Caregiver Burden in PWS

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Excessive Eating Affects Caregiver Burden in PWS

The excessive eating experienced by people with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) intimately affects the burden felt by their caregivers, according to a recent study. While this comes as no surprise to caregivers, the finding provides some of the first direct evidence of this relationship, which can inform future studies. The study, “Characteristics and relationship between hyperphagia, anxiety, behavioral challenges and caregiver burden in Prader-Willi syndrome,” was published in the journal PLOS One. Excessive eating, or hyperphagia,…

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