Genetic susceptibility testing versus family history-based risk assessment: impact on perceived risk of Alzheimer disease

TitleGenetic susceptibility testing versus family history-based risk assessment: impact on perceived risk of Alzheimer disease
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsLaRusse, S., Roberts, J. S., Marteau, T. M., Katzen, H., Linnenbringer, E. L., Barber, M., Whitehouse, P., Quaid, K., Brown, T., Green, R. C., & Relkin, N. R.
JournalGenetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics
Volume7
Issue1
Pagination48-53
Date Published2005 Jan
ISSN1098-3600
KeywordsAlzheimer Disease, Apolipoproteins E, Family, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genetic Testing, Genotype, Humans, Pedigree, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors
Abstract

We examined how an Alzheimer disease (AD) family history assessment as compared to a risk assessment incorporating the absence of a disease-associated susceptibility allele affected risk perception among adult children with a family history of AD.

Alternate JournalGenet. Med.