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Document type:
Article; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't 
Author(s):
Zimmermann, Bettina M; Shaw, David; Heinimann, Karl; Knabben, Laura; Elger, Bernice; Koné, Insa 
Title:
How the "control-fate continuum" helps explain the genetic testing decision-making process: a grounded theory study. 
Abstract:
Genetic testing decision-making for cancer predisposition is inherently complex. Understanding the mechanisms and influencing factors of the decision-making process is essential for genetic counselling and has not yet been investigated in Switzerland. This study's aim is thus to provide a theory about the individual's decision-making process regarding genetic testing for cancer predispositions in order to provide medical geneticists and genetic counsellors with insights into the needs and expect...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Hum Genet 
Year:
2020 
Journal volume:
28 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1010-1019 
Print-ISSN:
1018-4813 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Geschichte, Theorie und Ethik der Medizin