Clinical Genetics and Genetic Counseling Professionals: Attitudes to Contentious Issues
Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
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How to Cite
Wertz, D. C. 2006. Clinical Genetics and Genetic Counseling Professionals: Attitudes to Contentious Issues. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Clinical genetics includes patient education, psychosocial counseling, genetic testing and screening, prenatal diagnosis and treatment. Providers include medical doctors, PhDs and specially trained genetic counselors with Master's degrees, who face ethically controversial situations in interactions with patients.
- international surveys;
- patient attitudes;
- counseling approaches;
- disclosure to family;
- sex selection;
- deaf selection;