Females with a full mutation are at increased risk to experience anxiety.
Mood swings and depression may be present — often most acutely during adolescence. Medication, counseling, and other interventions may help address these issues.
Consultations with family physicians and experts with experience in FXDs can be important in obtaining the assistance a person needs.
A small percentage of females who have the full mutation will have no apparent signs of the condition — physical, cognitive, behavioral, or emotional. These females are often identified only after another family member has been diagnosed.