The Handbook of Genomics and the Family details, in one authoritative volume, the challenges entailed by the latest genetic advances and offers insights into the potential translation of this knowledge in pediatric and family practice and public health.
This timely and comprehensive reference:
Introduces readers to the study of how genes, singly and in combination with each other and the environment, affect health and behavior;
Summarizes current findings on genetics and genomics in disease etiology and prevention;
Provides family-focused perspectives relating to genetic counseling and education.
The Handbook of Genomics and the Family is essential reading for clinical child and pediatric psychologists and psychiatrists, pediatricians and nurses, clinical geneticists and genetic counselors, and public health specialists as advances in genetics lead the way to more personalized models of health.