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Genetic Counseling: Clinical Practice and Ethical Considerations


Book Series:  A Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine Collection
Subject Area(s):  Human Biology and DiseaseGenetics

Edited by Laura Hercher, Sarah Lawrence College; Barbara Biesecker, Research Triangle Institute (RTI), International; Jehannine Austin, University of British Columbia

Due November 2019 • 275 pages (approx.), illustrated, index
Hardcover • $135 94.50
ISBN  978-1-621823-47-6
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Description

Genetic counseling is poised to play an increasingly important role in society as genome sequencing becomes a routine aspect of clinical assessment of both infants and adults. This volume examines the changing role of genetic counselors in the genomic age and the ways in which genetic counseling can be integrated into modern medicine.

Contents

Preliminary
INTRODUCTION
Central Tenets of Genetic Counseling
Barbara Biesecker
PRENATAL
Supporting Patient Autonomy and Informed Decision Making in Prenatal Genetic Testing
Katie Stoll and Judith Jackson
Use of Emerging Technologies in Prenatal Testing
Blair Stevens
NEUROLOGY
Predictive Genetic Counseling and Testing for Neurological Diseases: Past, Present, and Future
Jill S. Goldman
Genetic Counseling in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Alyssa Blesson an Julie S. Cohen
CANCER
Cancer Genetic Counseling––Current Practice and Future Challenges
Jaclyn Schienda and Jill Stopfer
Tumor-Based Genetic Testing and Familial Cancer Risk
Andrea Forman and Jilliane Sotelo
PSYCHIATRY
Psychiatric Genetic Counseling: Emerging Evidence for Processes and Outcomes
Jehannine Austin
Genetic Risk Assessment in Psychiatry
Holly Landrum Peay
CARDIOLOGY
Psychosocial Issues in Managing Families with Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases
Jodie Ingles
A Person-Centered Approach to Cardiovascular Genetic Testing
Julia Platt
PEDIATRICS
Counseling for Rare Disease and the Use of Exome Sequencing in Pediatrics
Alison Elliott
Bridging the Gap Between Scientific Advancement and Real-World Application: Genetic Counseling for Common Syndromes and Single Gene Disorders
Julie A. McGlynn and Elinor Langfelder-Schwind
INFERTILITY
Genetic Counseling and Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Debra Lilienthal and Michelle Cahr
ETHICAL, LEGAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES
Discouraging Genetic Testing of Minors: A Norm Under Siege in a New Era of Genomic Medicine
Laura Hercher
Legal challenges in genetics, including duty to warn, duty to re-contact, and genetic discriminations
Sonia Suter
Birds of a Feather? Genetic Counseling, Genetic Testing, and Humanism
Robert Resta
Regulating Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Across the World: A Comparison of International Policy and Ethical Perspectives
Margaret E.C. Ginoza and Rosario Isasi
GENOMICS
Evolving Roles of Genetic Counselor in the Clinical Laboratory
Megan T. Cho and Carrie Guy
Informed Consent in the Genomics Era
Shannon Rego, Megan E. Grove, Mildred K. Cho, and Kelly E. Ormond
THE FUTURE OF THE PROFESSION
Personalized Medicine
Erica Ramos
Index