Ethical issues in genetics of mental disorders

Lucassen, Anneke (1998) Ethical issues in genetics of mental disorders Lancet, 352, (9133), pp. 1004-1005. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(05)60071-2).


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Most doctors regularly come across some form of ethical dilemma. The rapid accumulation of genetic knowledge has added a new dimension to the ethical dilemmas confronting medical practice. The advances have reached a transitional stage, at which the amount of knowledge on genes and their contribution to disease is rising exponentially, but how to use the information for the benefit of patients is commonly far from clear. Genetic information is usually personalised in a way that information about ...

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(05)60071-2
ISSNs: 0140-6736 (print)

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26 September 1998Published
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2011 08:11
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