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ea0063gp146 | Interdisciplinary Endocrinology 1 | ECE2019

Turner syndrome: mental health and social skills from childhood to emerging adulthood

Wolstencroft Jeanne , Mandy William , Skuse David

Background: The psychopathology of children and young people with Turner Syndrome (45,X; TS) has been well-documented. But these studies have never assessed neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD; autistic/attention-hyperactivity) alongside emotional and conduct disorders. The last extensive study of mental health assessed a narrow range of psychopathologies and excluded under 16s. This study aims to comprehensively examine mental health, NDD and social skills in TS from childhood ...

ea0063p1019 | Interdisciplinary Endocrinology 2 | ECE2019

SOAR Study: New approaches to managing social skills deficits in Turner Syndrome

Wolstencroft Jeanne , Mandy William , Skuse David

Background: Turner Syndrome (TS) is a sex chromosome aneuploidy (45,X) associated with social skill difficulties. The 2016 Cincinnati clinical care guidelines recommend that the Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS) social skills intervention is piloted. PEERS has previously been used in face to face interventions with male adolescents with autism spectrum conditions. This pilot project will be the first to examine the feasibility and acceptabil...