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ERIC Number: EJ330993
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Genetic Counseling: Ethical and Professional Role Implications.
Witmer, J. Melvin; And Others
Journal of Counseling & Development, v64 n5 p337-40 Jan 1986
Genetic counseling assists people in identifying potential or manifest genetic problems, understanding their implications, making decisions about what course to follow, and working through psychological and social aspects as they affect individuals or couples. Four ethical principles and related ethical issues pertaining to autonomy, beneficence and nonmaleficence, fidelity in the relationship, and fairness or equity are discussed. (Author/BL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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