Effectiveness of a condensed protocol for disclosing APOE genotype and providing risk education for Alzheimer disease

TitleEffectiveness of a condensed protocol for disclosing APOE genotype and providing risk education for Alzheimer disease
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsRoberts, J. S., Chen, C. A., Uhlmann, W. R., & Green, R. C.
JournalGenetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics
Volume14
Issue8
Pagination742-8
Date Published2012 Aug
ISSN1530-0366
KeywordsAdult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Alzheimer Disease, Apolipoproteins E, Disclosure, Female, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genotype, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Humans, Male, Mental Recall, Middle Aged, Patient Education as Topic, Risk
Abstract

Brief, effective models of patient genetic education are needed for common, complex diseases. Using Alzheimer disease as a model, we compared participants' risk knowledge and recall in extended versus condensed education protocols.

DOI10.1038/gim.2012.37
Alternate JournalGenet. Med.