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Descriptor English: Genetic Counseling
Descriptor Spanish: Asesoramiento Genético
Descriptor Portuguese: Aconselhamento Genético
Descriptor French: Conseil génétique
Entry term(s): Counseling, Genetic
Genetic Counseling, Prenatal
Prenatal Genetic Counseling
Tree number(s): H01.158.273.343.385.500.384
N02.421.308.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005817
Scope note: An educational process that provides information and advice to individuals or families about a genetic condition that may affect them. The purpose is to help individuals make informed decisions about marriage, reproduction, and other health management issues based on information about the genetic disease, the available diagnostic tests, and management programs. Psychosocial support is usually offered.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Counseling (1966-1972)
Eugenics (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73
Entry Version: GENET COUNSELING
Related: Directive Counseling MeSH
Eugenics MeSH
Genetic Techniques MeSH
Preconception Care MeSH
DeCS ID: 5950
Unique ID: D005817
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Genetic Counseling - Preferred
Concept UI M0009125
Scope note An educational process that provides information and advice to individuals or families about a genetic condition that may affect them. The purpose is to help individuals make informed decisions about marriage, reproduction, and other health management issues based on information about the genetic disease, the available diagnostic tests, and management programs. Psychosocial support is usually offered.
Preferred term Genetic Counseling
Entry term(s) Counseling, Genetic
Genetic Counseling, Prenatal - Narrower
Concept UI M0442311
Preferred term Genetic Counseling, Prenatal
Entry term(s) Prenatal Genetic Counseling



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