Author | Debby W. Tsuang, MD


Clinical Uses and Ethical Implications of Psychiatric Genetic Counseling

October 01, 2001

The Human Genome project has provided an abundance of genetic information, including identification of many disease-causing genes. Clinical applications, genetic counseling and the potential ethical issues raised by the availability of genetic testing are all areas of concern in gene research. Will genetic counseling in classical genetic diseases help to provide guidelines for behavioral disorders?