Risk attitudes and personality traits predict perceptions of benefits and risks for medicinal products: a field study of European medical assessors.

@article{Beyer2015RiskAA,
  title={Risk attitudes and personality traits predict perceptions of benefits and risks for medicinal products: a field study of European medical assessors.},
  author={Andrea Rose-Marie Beyer and Barbara Fasolo and Pauline de Graeff and Hans L. Hillege},
  journal={Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          91-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Risk attitudes and personality traits are known predictors of decision making among laypersons, but very little is known of their influence among experts participating in organizational decision making. METHODS Seventy-five European medical assessors were assessed in a field study using the Domain Specific Risk Taking scale and the Big Five Inventory scale. Assessors rated the risks and benefits for a mock "clinical dossier" specific to their area of expertise, and ordinal… CONTINUE READING
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