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How to Talk with Families About Genetics and Psychiatric Illness

How to Talk with Families About Genetics and Psychiatric Illness

Holly Peay, Jehannine Austin

ISBN: 978-0-393-70549-2

304 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Description

Addressing concerns about the role of genetics in mental illness.

Patients and their families are increasingly seeking answers to questions about risk factors, recurrence, genetic testing, and other concerns. This guide explains the etiology of psychiatric disorders and gives therapists tools to effectively answer their clients' questions.