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Huntington Disease: Predictive Genetic Testing

  1. David Craufurd

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005633

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Craufurd, D. 2006. Huntington Disease: Predictive Genetic Testing. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

Abstract

Predictive testing for Huntington disease offers potential benefits to those at-risk individuals who want to find out their genetic destiny in order to have greater control over their lives, although the potential psychological impact of the procedure must be carefully considered.