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The impact of genetic disease on families 

The impact of genetic disease on families
The impact of genetic disease on families

Guy Bradley-Smith

, Sally Hope

, Helen v. Firth

, and Jane A. Hurst

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date: 27 October 2021

Introduction 2

Adoption 4

Confidentiality and consent 8

Consanguinity 12

Effects of genetic disease on families 16

Ethics 18

Financial issues 22

Genetic testing of children 24

Holistic care 26

Paternity testing 28

Private (‘direct to consumer’) genetic testing 29

Support 30

Termination of pregnancy ...

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