Uncertainty following an inconclusive result from the BRCA1/2 genetic test: A review about psychological outcomes
Sonia Monique Bramanti, Carmen Trumello, Lucia Lombardi, Alessandra Cavallo, Liborio Stuppia, Ivana Antonucci, Alessandra Babore, Department of Psychological, Health and Territorial Sciences, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University “G. d’Annunzio”, Chieti 66100, Italy
Author contributions: Bramanti SM, Trumello C, Lombardi L, Cavallo A, Stuppia L, Antonucci I and Babore A conceived the study; Bramanti SM and Cavallo A carried out the literature searches and extracted the data; Babore A, Trumello C and Bramanti SM assessed the study quality and wrote the manuscript; Lombardi L, Stuppia L and Antonucci I revised the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Alessandra Babore, PsyD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological, Health and Territorial Sciences, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University “G. d’Annunzio”, Via dei Vestini, Chieti 66100, Italy. email@example.com
Received: February 16, 2021
Peer-review started: February 16, 2021
First decision: March 16, 2021
Revised: March 28, 2021
Accepted: April 21, 2021
Article in press: April 21, 2021
Published online: May 19, 2021