Interviews Reveal Struggles With Hunger, Anxiety for People With PWS

Interviews Reveal Struggles With Hunger, Anxiety for People With PWS

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Interviews Reveal Struggles With Hunger, Anxiety for People With PWS

Adolescents and adults with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) say they struggle with constant hunger and the urge to seek food, according to an interview-based study. Participants experienced difficulties with anxiety, behavioral outbursts, changes in schedule, and schooling, with many trying to distance themselves from the syndrome. They also expressed the need for new medicines that reduce hunger and anxiety, or that can cure PWS. The study, “‘The cure for us is a lot of things’: How…

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