Intrapsychic and interpersonal guilt: a critical review of the recent literature


Various authors hold that some emotions (i.e., moral emotions) have the function of orienting people toward ethical actions. In addition to embarrassment, shame and pride, the moral emotion of guilt is believed to affect humans’ behavior when they carry out transgressions that violate social and cultural standards. Over the past century, many studies… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10339-013-0570-4