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Genetic counseling

Introduction: Genetic counseling

Description of Genetic counseling

Genetic counseling: A communication process between a specially trained health professional and a person concerned about the genetic risk of disease. The person's family and personal medical history may be discussed, and counseling may lead to genetic testing.
Source: National Institute of Health

Genetic counseling: educational process that provides information and advice to individuals or families about a genetic condition that may affect them; the purpose is to help individuals make informed decisions about marriage, reproduction, and other health management issues based on information about the genetic disease, the available diagnostic tests, and management programs; psychosocial support is usually offered.
Source: CRISP

Genetic counseling: An educational process that provides information and advice to individuals or families about a genetic condition that may affect them. The purpose is to help individuals make informed decisions about marriage, reproduction, and other health management issues based on information about the genetic disease, the available diagnostic tests, and management programs. Psychosocial support is usually offered.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - CRISP

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