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Risk-Taking MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Risk-Taking
Tree Number(s)
F01.145.722
Unique ID
D012309
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Risk Behavior
Previous Indexing
Gambling (1969-1974)
See Also
Dangerous Behavior
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
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25

No Qualifiers
Risk-Taking Preferred
Risk Behavior Narrower
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