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How to Talk with Families About Genetics and Psychiatric Illness

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How to Talk with Families About Genetics and Psychiatric Illness by Holly Landrum Peay
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As we learn more about how our biology and genes can play into the development of a mental health disorder, patients and their families are increasingly seeking answers to tough questions about common risk factors, the likelihood of recurrence, the need for genetic testing, and implications for future generations. A practical, go-to resource for all mental health clinicians, this guide explains just how to address these questions and concerns in a way that's comprehensible and compassionate. Filled with case studies, sample dialogues, and question-and-answer examples, it is an essential roadmap for practitioners, helping them to demystify a complex issue for their clients and equip them with the accurate, reassuring information they need.

Author Biography

Holly Landrum Peay, MS, splits her time among education for clinicians, advocacy for families affected by genetic disorders, and research on illness and risk perceptions and coping in individuals with major psychiatric disorders and their close relatives. Holly is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is a member of the Executive Committee and a graduate advisor to the Johns Hopkins/National Institutes of Health graduate program in genetic counseling. Jehannine Claire Austin, PhD is a Canada Research Chair and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medical Genetics at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver Canada, and is certified as a genetic counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and the Canadian Association of Genetic Counselors. She is the co-chair of the Psychiatric Special Interest Group of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, and graduate advisor to the University of British Columbia Genetic Counseling MSc program.
Release date Australia
January 17th, 2011
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
WW Norton & Co
Pages
280
Dimensions
140x211x23
ISBN-13
9780393705492
Product ID
3419971

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