Lizzie, I have some knowledge of P-W. Mood swings and poor impulse control are common in people with P-W. Often they will have violent rages aroung food. Until the last few years it wasn't common for them to be given a pschiatric diagnosis because this is commonly considered one of the aspects of Prader-Willi syndrome. Thinking now is that it's better to give the diagnosis so the appropriate medication can be provided.
While your son may always need some degree of medication to help him, some high-functioning people with P-W are often helped greatly by behavioral therapy. Depending on the behaviors he is exhibiting, by might consider inquiring about
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