Genetic Testing for Alzheimer Disease: Ethical and Clinical Issues

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The genetics of Alzheimer disease has been a point of intense concern and immense informational confusion for families in which a loved one is diagnosed with dementia. In recent years, however, scientists have begun to uncover the genetic bases for some forms of Alzheimer disease. Once a chromosomal defect is identified, it becomes possible to devise a test for its presence. The far-reaching implications of such tests are the focus of the present volume. In Genetic Testing for Alzheimer Disease, Stephen G. Post and Peter J. ...

Genetic Testing for Alzheimer Disease: Ethical and Clinical Issues 1998, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801858406

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