The role of the genetic counsellor: a systematic review of research evidence

  title={The role of the genetic counsellor: a systematic review of research evidence},
  author={Heather Skirton and Christophe Cordier and Charlotta Ingvoldstad and Nicolas Taris and Caroline M Benjamin},
  journal={European Journal of Human Genetics},
In Europe, genetic counsellors are employed in specialist genetic centres or other specialist units. According to the European Board of Medical Genetics, the genetic counsellor must fulfil a range of roles, including provision of information and facilitation of psychosocial adjustment of the client to their genetic status and situation. To evaluate the extent to which genetic counsellors fulfil their prescribed roles, we conducted a systematic review of the published relevant scientific… CONTINUE READING
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