publication . Article . Other literature type . 2021

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown on the mental and physical health of adults with Prader-Willi syndrome

Héléna Mosbah; Muriel Coupaye; Flavien Jacques; Maithe Tauber; Karine Clément; Jean-Michel Oppert; Christine Poitou;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2021
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
International audience; Background: Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder with hypothalamic dysfunction leading to obesity and behavioral disabilities, including eating disorders (EDs). We evaluated the effects of the COVID-19 infection and lockdown on mental and physical health in PWS. At the end of April, 85 adults with PWS completed a self-administered questionnaire, including lockdown conditions, physical activity (PA), ED, and medical and behavioral outcomes. Body weight was measured at home and self-reported.Results: Patients (52.9% women, 44.8% disomic) were assessed, with a mean age of 28.05 ± 8.73 years and body mass index (BMI) o...
free text keywords: Prader-Willi syndrome, Intellectual disability, Genetic obesity, COVID-19, Lockdown, Physical activity, Eating behavior, [SDV]Life Sciences [q-bio], Medicine, R, Research, Pandemic, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Physical health, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), business.industry, business
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