Current issues in the practice of genetic counselling

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Ten problems of genetic counseling based on Hungarian experiences are discussed, viz. the competency of counsellees; the high rate of self-referrals; the low rate of most competent couples; 20.2% of probands without definite nosological diagnosis; advantages and disadvantages of the information-guidance type of counseling; the unpleasant role of random risk; 12.9% pregnant consultands; the high rate of counsellees with two or more affected children; combinations of independent disorders in the probands; and the so-called mixed pedigrees.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)201-209
Number of pages9
JournalActa Paediatrica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae
Volume23
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1982

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Genetic Counseling
Pedigree
Counseling
Referral and Consultation

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Current issues in the practice of genetic counselling. / Czeizel, E.

In: Acta Paediatrica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, Vol. 23, No. 2, 1982, p. 201-209.

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