ACTUARIAL RISK ASSESSMENT

a mathematically measured prediction of the potential of a person who will present a danger to other people or have interaction in select actions, like destructive behavior, inside a chosen time frame. As opposed to scientific risk assessment, it depends upon information from specific, measurable factors, like age or sex, that have been authenticated as predictors and utilizes numerical analyses and formulations to assess the likelihood of risky or destructive behavior,

ACTUARIAL RISK ASSESSMENT: "Actuarial risk assessments are often performed on prisoners being released or paroled."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACTUARIAL RISK ASSESSMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/actuarial-risk-assessment/ (accessed August 29, 2019).
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