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Descriptor English: Risk-Taking
Descriptor Spanish: Asunción de Riesgos
Descriptor Portuguese: Assunção de Riscos
Descriptor French: Prise de risque
Entry term(s): Behavior, Risk
Behaviors, Risk
Risk Behavior
Risk Behaviors
Risk Taking
Tree number(s): F01.145.722
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012309
Scope note: Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.
Annotation:
Previous Indexing: Gambling (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 79; was see under GAMBLING 1969-78; GAMBLING was heading 1968-78
History Note: 79(75); was see under GAMBLING 1969-78
Related: Dangerous Behavior MeSH
DeCS ID: 12721
Unique ID: D012309
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Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Risk-Taking - Preferred
Concept UI M0019132
Scope note Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.
Preferred term Risk-Taking
Entry term(s) Risk Taking
Risk Behavior - Narrower
Concept UI M0019133
Preferred term Risk Behavior
Entry term(s) Behavior, Risk
Behaviors, Risk
Risk Behaviors



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