The Use of Prenatal Diagnosis for Psychiatric Diseases

  • J.-F. Mattei
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Prenatal diagnosis classically concerns the screening during pregnancy for diseases characterized by an organic or mental expression whose mode of transmission and genetic markers are known and specific, independently of the surrounding environment.


Prenatal Diagnosis Psychiatric Disease Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Rett Syndrome Fragile Site 
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