Reduced risk-taking behavior as a trait feature of anxiety.

@article{Giorgetta2012ReducedRB,
  title={Reduced risk-taking behavior as a trait feature of anxiety.},
  author={Cinzia Giorgetta and Alessandro Grecucci and Sophia Zuanon and Laura Perini and Matteo Balestrieri and Nicolao Bonini and Alan G. Sanfey and Paolo Brambilla},
  journal={Emotion},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={1373-83}
}
Affect can have a significant influence on decision-making processes and subsequent choice. One particularly relevant type of negative affect is anxiety, which serves to enhance responses to threatening stimuli or situations. In its exaggerated form, it can lead to psychiatric disorders, with detrimental consequences for quality of life, including the… CONTINUE READING