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  • Academic stakeholders' (primarily mental health researchers and clinicians) practices and attitudes related to the translation of genetic information into mental health care were assessed. A three-part survey was administered at two large, urban universities. Response frequencies were calculated. Participants (N=64) reported moderate levels of translational practice, adequate levels of genetic knowledge, and variable levels of genetic competence. They held positive attitudes toward translating genetic information about mental health broadly but negative attitudes about the impact that such information would have on specific aspects of care. The current study lays the groundwork for further inquiry into translating genetic information to mental health care.

published proceedings

  • Adm Policy Ment Health

author list (cited authors)

  • Bourdon, J. L., Hettema, J. M., Prom-Wormley, E. C., & Southam-Gerow, M. A.

publication date

  • January 1, 2021 11:11 AM