Sociocultural differences in the impact of amniocentesis. An anthropological research report

Rayna Rapp

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    This research report describes an anthropological study of the social impact and cultural meaning of prenatal diagnosis in New York City. Research parameters, findings and suggestions for designing future prenatal testing services are outlined. The ethnocultural and socioeconomic diversity of those whose lives are touched by prenatal genetic testing is stressed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)90-96
    Number of pages7
    JournalFetal Diagnosis and Therapy
    Volume8
    Issue numberSUPPL. 1
    StatePublished - 1993

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    Amniocentesis
    Anthropology
    Genetic Testing
    Social Change
    Prenatal Diagnosis
    Research

    Keywords

    • amniocentesis
    • prenatal testing
    • sociocultural differences
    • socioeconomic differences

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Sociocultural differences in the impact of amniocentesis. An anthropological research report. / Rapp, Rayna.

    In: Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Vol. 8, No. SUPPL. 1, 1993, p. 90-96.

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