Sexual Development in Fragile X Syndrome Patients

Fragile X sexualitySexuality is an important aspect of development in all people. Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome experience normal sexual development, but without the cognitive, emotional or pragmatic structure necessary to consistently demonstrate socially acceptable behaviors.

This article discusses:

  • Sexual dilemmas and strategies for addressing them
  • Typical behavior for individuals with FXS and social-sexual skills for the corresponding age from pre-school through adulthood

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