Bangkok for Perhaps some individuals who are naturally prone to worry find it difficult to tolerate the idea of any level of risk. Certainly, the beliefs people hold about the implications of their risk level are associated with anxiety. Bennett et al. , for example, found that levels of anxiety following risk provision were associated with feelings of hopelessness about future health and having little control over developing cancer. Family members may also experience significant anxiety in the context of the testing process. Lodder et al. found that per cent of the women found to carry the gene mutation and per cent of their partners reported high anxiety levels. Bangkok 2016.