Author: Sophie J Kavanagh (1)
Stewart L Einfeld, Sophie J Kavanagh, Arabella Smith, Elizabeth J Evans, Bruce J Tonge, John Taffe
Persons with Prader-Willi syndrome have been known to have a high mortality rate. However, intellectual disability, which usually accompanies Prader-Willi syndrome, is also associated with a higher mortality rate than in the general population. In this study, the death rates in a longitudinal cohort of people with Prader-Willi syndrome are compared with those for an epidemiologically derived control sample of people with intellectual disability from other causes.
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