Genetic susceptibility testing for Alzheimer disease: motivation to obtain information and control as precursors to coping with increased risk

TitleGenetic susceptibility testing for Alzheimer disease: motivation to obtain information and control as precursors to coping with increased risk
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsGooding, H. C., Linnenbringer, E. L., Burack, J., Roberts, J. S., Green, R. C., & Biesecker, B. B.
JournalPatient education and counseling
Volume64
Issue1-3
Pagination259-67
Date Published2006 Dec
ISSN0738-3991
KeywordsAdaptation, Psychological, Adult, Aged, Alzheimer Disease, Anxiety, Apolipoproteins E, Boston, Child, Child of Impaired Parents, Decision Making, Fear, Female, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genetic Testing, Health Services Needs and Demand, Humans, Internal-External Control, Male, Middle Aged, Models, Psychological, Motivation, Patient Acceptance of Health Care, Patient Education as Topic, Qualitative Research, Questionnaires, Risk Assessment
Abstract

This study investigated appraisals, including motivation, and coping preferences for undergoing Apolipoprotein E (APOE) susceptibility testing for Alzheimer disease (AD).

Alternate JournalPatient Educ Couns