Huntington Disease: Prenatal Screening for Late Onset Disease
Journal of Medical Ethics. 1993 Jun; 19(2): 121.
Abortion; Autonomy; Children; Counseling; Decision Making; Diagnosis; Disease; Eugenics; Genetic Counseling; Genetic Disorders; Genetic Screening; Huntington Disease; Late-Onset Disorders; Life; Moral Policy; Motivation; Parents; Prenatal Diagnosis; Psychological Stress; Quality of Life; Selective Abortion; Stigmatization; Suffering;
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Post, Stephen G. (1992-06)This article presents a set of moral arguments regarding the selective abortion of fetuses on the basis of prenatal screening for late onset genetic diseases only, and for Huntington's Disease in particular. After discussion ...