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Ethical dilemmas in prenatal diagnosis

Author: Tamara Fischmann; Elisabeth Hildt
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2011.
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Technological developments in the life sciences confront us with new facets of a Faustian seduction. This book presents a compilation of some of the results of the interdisciplinary European study  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ethical dilemmas in prenatal diagnosis.
New York : Springer, 2011
(DLC) 2011929871
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara Fischmann; Elisabeth Hildt
ISBN: 9789400713963 9400713967
OCLC Number: 742513914
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 207 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: Preface.- 1 Ethical Dilemmas Due to Prenatal and Genetic Diagnostics. An interdisciplinary, European study (EDIG, 2005-2008).- 2 Managing complex psychoanalytic research projects applying mapping techniques - using the example of the EDIG study.- 3 Distress and Ethical Dilemmas due to Prenatal and Genetic Diagnostics - some empirical results.- 4 Reconstruction of pregnant women's subjective attitudes towards prenatal diagnostics - a qualitative analysis of open questions.- 5 Prenatal testing: women's experiences in case of a conspicuous test result.- 6 Caring for women during prenatal diagnosis: personal perspectives from the United Kingdom.- 7 Cooperation is rewarding if the boundary conditions fit: interdisciplinary cooperation in the context of prenatal diagnostics. 8 Prenatal genetic counselling: reflections on drawing policy conclusions from empirical findings.- 9 Taking risk in striving for certainty. Discrepancies in the moral deliberations of counsellors and pregnant women undergoing PND.- 10 Ethical thoughts on counselling and accompanying women and couples before, during and after prenatal diagnosis.- 11 Client, Patient, Subject; whom should we treat? On the significance of the unconscious in medical care and counselling.- 12 Decision to know and decision to act.- 13 Moral decision-making, narratives and genetic diagnostics.- 14 Prenatal diagnostics and ethical dilemmas in a mother having a child with Down syndrome.- 15 Is there one way of looking at ethical dilemmas in different cultures?- Index
Responsibility: Tamara Fischmann, Elisabeth Hildt, editors.
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