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Community Genetics (2008) 11 (5): 252–266.
Published Online: 20 May 2008
... to in the content or advertisements. Identity Identification Numerical identity Personal identity Narrative identity Social identity Genetic testing Gene therapy Assisted reproductive technologies Genetic ancestry Genetic essentialism Genetic determinism The concept of identity has been...
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Community Genetics (2008) 11 (2): 75–120.
Published Online: 17 January 2008
...Poupak Javaher; Helena Kääriäinen; Ulf Kristoffersson; Irmgard Nippert; Jorge Sequeiros; Ron Zimmern; Jörg Schmidtke Objectives: Regarding the recent attention to develop policies regarding the provision of clinical genetic testing services, access to, acceptance, utilisation and regulation...
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Community Genetics (2007) 10 (2): 72–81.
Published Online: 28 March 2007
...M. Jane Lewis; Susan K. Peterson Background: Clinical genetic testing can help identify individuals who are predisposed to a variety of diseases and conditions; thus, it is important to understand attitudes and perceptions of individuals who may consider or who may be offered such testing. Methods...
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Community Genetics (2007) 10 (2): 97–102.
Published Online: 28 March 2007
... in this area and attitudes toward genetic testing for AD among individuals with a family history of AD. Methods: For the pilot study, we administered a 30-min questionnaire to 57 unaffected individuals from a genetic linkage study. For the focus groups, we interviewed two groups of subjects, ages 44–70 years...
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Community Genetics (2006) 9 (2): 78–86.
Published Online: 06 April 2006
...Pamela Sankar; Paul Root Wolpe; Nora L. Jones; Mildred Cho Objective: To examine the role of the practitioner, informed consent, and genetic counseling in genetic testing decisions and to assess their relative influence on women’s decision to have clinical BRCA1/2 testing. Methods: Qualitative...
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Community Genetics (2006) 9 (1): 62–66.
Published Online: 17 February 2006
... on Huntington’s disease chromosomes. The Huntington’s Disease Collaborative Research Group. Cell 1993;72:971–983. 7. Meiser B, Dunn S: Psychological effect of genetic testing for Huntington’s disease: an update of the literature. West J Med 2001;174:336–340. 8. D’Alton ME, DeCherney AH: Prenatal diagnosis...
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Community Genetics (2005) 8 (4): 235–242.
Published Online: 21 October 2005
...Shobita Parthasarathy Objectives: The paper explores the attempt by an American biotechnology company, Myriad Genetics, to use its patent rights over the BRCA genes to transfer its technology of genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer to Britain. It also investigates the responses of British...
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Community Genetics (2005) 8 (2): 94–102.
Published Online: 26 May 2005
...Elizabeth Campbell; Lainie Friedman Ross Objectives: To explore parental attitudes and beliefs about genetic testing of children for conditions that present throughout the life cycle. Methods: Twelve semi-structured focus groups with black and white parents were conducted. Results: Across racial...
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Community Genetics (2005) 8 (2): 68–72.
Published Online: 26 May 2005
...-benefit analysis Population screening Fragile X syndrome Genetic testing Fragile X syndrome is the second most common cause of mental retardation after Down syndrome [ 1 ]. The disorder is caused by a gene mutation in fragile site mental retardation 1 (FMR1). The mutation is characterised...
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Community Genetics (2005) 8 (2): 103–113.
Published Online: 26 May 2005
... testing Psychological distress An overview of previous studies in the area of genetic testing reveals only four relevant studies assessing the psychological effects of genetic testing of their children on parents. Most families in a pilot study by Tonstad [ 6 ] did not experience psychosocial...
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Community Genetics (2004) 7 (1): 15–24.
Published Online: 13 October 2004
... responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Family communication Genetic risk Genetic testing Genetic counselling Family communication is important in clinical genetics: it may...
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Community Genetics (2004) 7 (1): 33–43.
Published Online: 13 October 2004
... with a hereditary disease (34%) or to have used a genetic test (8%). Overall, 57% perceived a lack of genetic knowledge. In multivariate analyses, high self-rated knowledge, younger age, having heard of genetic testing, high educational level, female gender, having children living at home, being a health...
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Community Genetics (2004) 6 (3): 136–138.
Published Online: 23 June 2004
...Neil A. Holtzman The European Group on Ethics and New Technologies, which advises the European Commission, has published an opinion paper on ethical aspects of genetic testing in the workplace. The paper goes well beyond the usual ethical issues, presenting a summary of genetic testing...
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Community Genetics (2004) 6 (3): 171–177.
Published Online: 23 June 2004
.... Cancer genetics Cancer risk Genetic testing Screening trials Translational research The National Cancer Institute (NCI) established the Cancer Genetics Network (CGN) to support collaborative investigations into the genetic basis of cancer susceptibility, explore mechanisms to integrate...
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Community Genetics (2003) 6 (1): 46–57.
Published Online: 10 April 2003
...Bryn Williams-Jones The Internet has become a ‘global marketplace’, enabling consumers to purchase health care products and services, including genetic testing, through a variety of national and international sources. A web search for commercial (for-profit) genetic testing companies found 12...
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