To take or not to take genetic carrier tests: personal characteristics associated with taking recommended and nonrecommended tests.

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AIMS Genetic testing has become a routine part of prenatal care, the test being offered according to ethnic origin. However, not all clients take the offered tests while others take unnecessary tests. The present study aimed at examining the effects of risk perception, hypochondria, trait anxiety, and attitudes to genetic testing on the uptake of genetic… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/gtmb.2008.0141

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