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"Risk-Taking" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Risk-Taking" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Risk-Taking" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 729 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 48 publications in 2011
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
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