In order to inform an individual’s ability to understand and manage the risks of their genetic inheritance, genetic counsellors need to be fully aware of the psychological impact of their communications. Written by a psychiatrist who later became a psychotherapist, this manual is essential reading for counsellors of all disciplines.Table of Contents Foreword Peter HarperPreface1. An overview of genetic counselling2. The psychological processes underlying genetic counselling3. Understanding individual differences in genetic counselling using Attachment Theory4. The role and skills of the counsellor and ideas from psychotherapy5. Examples of the roles and skills of the counsellor6. The gene and the Family System7. Working with parents and children8. The influence of the nature of the disorder on the consultation9. The effect on the counsellor10. The interview and non-directivenessIndex.
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Titolo: Genetic Counselling - A Psychological Approach
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: I 2006
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
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