A New Definition of Genetic Counseling: National Society of Genetic Counselors’ Task Force Report

@article{Resta2005AND,
  title={A New Definition of Genetic Counseling: National Society of Genetic Counselors’ Task Force Report},
  author={Robert G Resta and Barbara B Biesecker and Robin L Bennett and Sandra Blum and Susan Estabrooks Hahn and Michelle N Strecker and Janet L. Williams},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={77-83}
}
The Genetic Counseling Definition Task Force of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) developed the following definition of genetic counseling that was approved by the NSGC Board of Directors: Genetic counseling is the process of helping people understand and adapt to the medical, psychological and familial implications of genetic contributions to disease. This process integrates the following:•Interpretation of family and medical histories to assess the chance of disease… Expand

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