Confronting Genetic Disease: Psychological Issues
Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
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How to Cite
Street, E. and Evans, C. 2006. Confronting Genetic Disease: Psychological Issues. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
The rapid growth of knowledge in medical genetics has reshaped the face of modern medicine. The accessibility of the genetic element of many disorders introduces different psychological tasks and challenges for individuals, couples and families.
- psychological framework;
- individual responses;
- couple responses;
- family responses;
- cognitive and emotional processing