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Key Fact
Overactivity and impulsivity are not that common in Prader-Willi syndrome

Overactivity & Impulsivity in Prader-Willi Syndrome

Individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome can be underactive as they can be less motivated to exercise or engage in physical activity because of their hypotonia, obesity and feeling tired during the day however they are more likely to engage in activities such as watching television, playing computer games and arts and crafts.


There has been little research to date about impulsivity in Prader-Willi syndrome. 

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