Perceptions of Familial Risk in those Seeking a Genetic Risk Assessment for Alzheimer’s Disease

@article{Hiraki2008PerceptionsOF,
  title={Perceptions of Familial Risk in those Seeking a Genetic Risk Assessment for Alzheimer’s Disease},
  author={Susan C Hiraki and Clara A. Chen and J Scott Roberts and L. Adrienne Cupples and Robert C Green},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={130-136}
}
Perceived risk is a complex concept that influences the genetic counseling process and can affect client coping and behavior. Although the association between family history and risk perception is well recognized in the literature, no studies have explored this relationship specifically in those seeking genetic susceptibility testing for a common chronic condition. REVEAL is a randomized trial assessing the impact of APOE disclosure and genetic risk assessment for Alzheimer’s disease (AD… CONTINUE READING
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