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Published: 01 July 2010

312 Pages | 7 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195369823

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Family Communication about Genetics

Theory and Practice

Edited by Clara L. Gaff and Carma L. Bylund

  • The only family communication book in the market that focuses explicitly on family communication about genetic issues. Most texts that address this issue focus soley on disclosure and confidentiality
  • Each chapter pairs an expert in communication theory with a genetic practitioner to ensure that content is theoretically strong and relevant to practice
  • The text is written in an accessible style that will be useful to specialists and non-specialists. Each chapter begins with a brief summary of key concepts which helps readers quickly scan the text for needed information.
  • The book includes a useful appendix with explanation of basic genetic concepts and common inheritance patterns to aid non-specialists

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