Disclosing the disclosure: factors associated with communicating the results of genetic susceptibility testing for Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Ashida2009DisclosingTD,
  title={Disclosing the disclosure: factors associated with communicating the results of genetic susceptibility testing for Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Sato Ashida and Laura M. Koehly and J Scott Roberts and Clara A. Chen and Susan Hiraki and Robert C Green},
  journal={Journal of health communication},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={768-84}
}
This study explored the extent to which recipients of genetic susceptibility testing for Alzheimer's disease (AD) communicated their results to others. It also examined demographic characteristics, along with beliefs about AD, associated with such communication. Participants (N = 271) in a randomized clinical trial involving genetic testing for Apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene variants among first-degree relatives of AD patients reported their communication behaviors 6 weeks after the results… CONTINUE READING

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