Areas of intervention for genetic counselling of dementia: cross-cultural comparison between Italians and Americans

TitleAreas of intervention for genetic counselling of dementia: cross-cultural comparison between Italians and Americans
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsBinetti, G., Benussi, L., Roberts, S., Villa, A., Pasqualetti, P., Sheu, C. - F., Gigola, L., Lussignoli, G., Dal Forno, G., Barbiero, L., Corbellini, G., Green, R. C., Rossini, P. M., & Ghidoni, R.
JournalPatient education and counseling
Volume64
Issue1-3
Pagination285-93
Date Published2006 Dec
ISSN0738-3991
KeywordsAdult, Attitude to Health, Causality, Cross-Cultural Comparison, Decision Making, Dementia, Family, Female, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Testing, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Health Services Needs and Demand, Humans, Italy, Logistic Models, Male, Middle Aged, Motivation, Pedigree, Questionnaires, Risk Assessment, United States
Abstract

Purposes of this study are: (1) to evaluate attitudes, beliefs and experiences towards dementia among relatives of Italian familial cases; (2) to perform a cross-cultural comparison between Italian and American samples; (3) to identify predictors of intentions to undergo hypothetical genetic testing.

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