- Psychiatric disorders in clinical genetics I: Addressing family histories of psychiatric illnessHolly L Peay
National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
J Genet Couns 17:6-17. 2008..We then use four simulated cases to make recommendations about the scope and timing of discussions related to the psychiatric family history...
- Family risk and related education and counseling needs: perceptions of adults with bipolar disorder and siblings of adults with bipolar disorderH L Peay
Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 2073, USA
Am J Med Genet A 149:364-71. 2009..Psychological support is an important component. Providers should evaluate patient coping strategies, which could facilitate or hinder genetic counseling interventions, and should not assume interest in quantitative risk assessment...
- Psychiatric disorders in clinical genetics II: Individualizing recurrence risksJehannine C Austin
Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
J Genet Couns 17:18-29. 2008..We present four cases that illustrate important components of and process for generating individualized risk assessment for family histories of psychiatric disorders...