According to Olarte (2006), uncertainty is the insecurity or doubt about the outcome of a future event. Unlike risk, in uncertainty the probability of the possible outcome is not known. It is this lack of certain and clear knowledge that causes uncertainty about anything.
In short, the way in which the uncertain, the indeterminate, the unknown is assumed can cause damage to the emotional state, leading to the appearance of certain pathologies.
4.2. The role of intolerance of uncertainty in emotional problems
4.3. Early and warning signs for seeking help
Some attitudes or actions can help us identify whether our tolerance for uncertainty is low, normal or high. People with an intolerance to uncertainty: