Client Perceptions of the Impact of Genetic Counseling: An Exploratory Study

@article{Veach1999ClientPO,
  title={Client Perceptions of the Impact of Genetic Counseling: An Exploratory Study},
  author={Patricia McCarthy Veach and Sarah E. Truesdell and Bonnie S. Leroy and Dianne M. Bartels},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={1999},
  volume={8},
  pages={191-216}
}
Twenty-eight former genetic counseling clients seen at a major Midwestern university were recruited to be interviewed about their genetic counseling experiences, including most and least helpful aspects, what they learned, how this information impacted their decision-making, and their perceptions of their genetic counselors' behaviors. Responses were inductively analyzed, and several themes were identified, including: Clients sought genetic counseling to obtain genetic-medical information; a… CONTINUE READING

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