سال انتشار: ۱۳۸۴
محل انتشار: کنگره بین المللی اخلاق زیستی
تعداد صفحات: ۴
Farzaneh Mirzajani – Academic Member National Research Institite of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Fahrad Emam – Legal Researcher National Research Institite of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Information about a person’s inherited risk of disease hasimportant ethical , legal and psychosicial implications in clinical practice. Since genetic information are highly personal and familial, issues of confidentiality arise. Counselling and informed consent before testing areimportant in view of the social and psychological risks that accompany testing , the complexity ofinformation surrounding testing , and the fact that effective interferes are often not available. Follow-up conselling is also important to help patients to use the test results into their lives and the lives of their relatives . genetic counseling shouldbe provided by practitioners who have up-to-data knowledge of thegenetics of and the tests available for specific diseases, areaware of the social and psychological risks associated with testing.