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Citizenship, genomics, and mental health: an empirical bioethics study of young people’s attitudes towards advances in autism genomics

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Background: This empirical bioethics study is motivated by a commitment to involving young people, who are genomic citizens ‘in the making’, in the bioethics debate around psychiatric genomics. Central to discussions of this kind is the concept of biological citizenship, and its related notion of genetic responsibility, which in Nikolas Rose and Carlos Novas’s formulation prescribes biological citizens to actively seek genomic information, and engage in risk calculations to maximize health...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7710-8974

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0003-4497-3587
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Supervisor
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Programme:
Society & Ethics Doctoral Studentship
Funding agency for:
Manzini, A
Grant:
203329/Z/16/Z
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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