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ERIC Number: EJ204171
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Observations on Patient and Family Coping with Huntington's Disease.
Falek, Arthur
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v10 n1 p35-42 1979
Huntington's disease is an autosomal dominantly inherited disorder. No definitive method for the preclinical detection of carriers is known. The consequences of this diagnosis are discussed. The significance of genetic counseling and a description of the phases in psychological coping is presented to enable informed decision making by family members. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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