Risk Taking Behaviour of Investors with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Bipolar
- *Corresponding Author:
- Ahmet Hakan Özkan
Business Management in English
Faculty of Administrative Sciences
Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey
Tel: +90 444 428
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: April 21, 2015; Accepted Date: May 28, 2015; Published Date: June 1, 2015
Citation: Özkan AH, Özer G (2015) Risk Taking Behaviour of Investors with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Bipolar. Int J Sch Cog Psychol s1: 001. doi:10.4172/2469-9837.S1-001
Copyright: © 2015 Özkan AH, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Among main individual differences of the investors, risk taking tendency stands out. The risk taking behavior of investors with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and bipolar disorder are surveyed with this research. Risk taking behavior can be measured with financial methods. In this study, beta is used as the metric of risk taking behavior. Turkish and Greek investors participated for this research which is performed with 187 participants. Stock exchange simulation is used to form collect the data. The results are compared to each other by using independent t-test, one way analysis of variance, Mann Whitney U and Kruskal Wallis tests. The healthy controls are compared to controls with bipolar and ADHD in each country, different results appeared in each country.