Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) is an organization of families and professionals working together to raise awareness, offer support, provide education and advocacy, and promote and fund research to enhance the quality of life of those affected by Prader-Willi syndrome.

Psychiatric Concerns

Finding Psychiatric Help for Your Child (Revised) by Pittsburgh Partnership, Janice Forster, MD and Linda Gourash, MD. covers what to look for in a consultant and how to prepare for the consultation in order to make the most out of the time. This document is for parents, teachers, psychologists and other providers seeking psychiatric help for the child or adult with PWS.

Food Security by Pittsburgh Partnership. Janice Forster, MD and Linda Gourash, MD describe the basic principles which greatly aid in maintaining both weight and behavioral control.

Psychiatrists' Primer for PWS by Pittsburgh Partnership. Prepared for psychiatrists and psychologists by Janice Forster, MD and Linda Gourash, MD. Includes principles of Food Security and Treatment algorithms for common presenting problems.

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