Princeton University Library Catalog

Am I my genes? : confronting fate and family secrets in the age of genetic testing / Robert L. Klitzman.

Author:
Klitzman, Robert [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Description:
x, 365 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents:
Embarking on genetic journeys : introduction -- Do I want to know? : testing decisions -- Whom should I tell? : disclosures and testing in families -- Genetic test as Rorschach : questions of why me? -- Am I my genes? : genetic identities -- Lightning doesn't strike twice : myths and misunderstandings about genetics -- What should I do about my genes? : deciding on treatment -- Passing it on? : reproductive choices -- There's only privacy if you make it : problems with privacy and insurance -- Keep it in the family? : other disclosures beyond kin -- Crossing over : entering genetic communities -- Testing everyone? : gene politics -- Genes in everyday life.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780199837168 (alk. paper)
  • 0199837163 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2011015749
OCLC:
714029820
RCP:
C - S