Genetic Counseling Consultations: Uncertainty


The frequent portrayal of genetics in the media as able to provide accurate information with a high degree of confidence contrasts sharply with the uncertainty that is a dominant feature in much genetic counseling.

Keywords: unpredictability; uncontrollability; uncertainty; hereditary information; genetic counseling


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van Zuuren, Florence J(Sep 2006) Genetic Counseling Consultations: Uncertainty. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005588]