How to Talk with Families About Genetics and Psychiatric Illness by Holly Landrum Peay

How to Talk with Families About Genetics and Psychiatric Illness

byHolly Landrum Peay, Jehannine Claire Austin

Kobo ebook | January 17, 2011

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Addressing clients’ questions and concerns about the role of genetics in mental illness.

As we learn more about how our biology and genes can play into the development of a mental health disorder, patients and their families are increasingly seeking answers to tough questions about common risk factors, the likelihood of recurrence, the need for genetic testing, and implications for future generations.

A practical, go-to resource for all mental health clinicians, this guide explains just how to address these questions and concerns in a way that’s comprehensible and compassionate. Filled with case studies, sample dialogues, and question-and-answer examples, it is an essential roadmap for practitioners, helping them to demystify a complex issue for their clients and equip them with the accurate, reassuring information they need.

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Title:How to Talk with Families About Genetics and Psychiatric IllnessFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 17, 2011Publisher:W. W. Norton & CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393706796

ISBN - 13:9780393706796

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