Table of contents for Practical genetic counselling / Peter S. Harper.

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GENERAL ASPECTS OF GENETIC COUNSELING: Genetic counseling: an introduction

Genetic counseling in mendelian disorders

Genetic counseling in non-mendelian disorders

Chromosomal abnormalities

Dysmorphology and genetic syndromes

Carrier detection

Prenatal diagnosis

Special problems in genetic counseling

The genetic counseling clinic

SPECIFIC ORGAN SYSTEMS: Neuromuscular disease

Central nervous system

Disorders of mental function

Disorders of bone and connective tissue

Oral and craniofacial disorders

The skin

The eye


Cardiovascular disease

The gastrointestinal tract

Renal disease

Endocrine disorders

Inborn errors of metabolism


Genetic risks in cancer

Environmental hazards

THE WIDER PICTURE: Population aspects of genetic counseling

Genetic counseling and society

APPENDIX: useful information


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Genetic counseling.
Hereditary Diseases.
Genetic Counseling.