Moral decision-making in polysubstance dependent individuals.

@article{CarmonaPerera2012MoralDI,
  title={Moral decision-making in polysubstance dependent individuals.},
  author={Martina Carmona-Perera and Antonio Verdejo-Garc{\'i}a and Liane Young and Antonio Molina-Fern{\'a}ndez and Miguel P{\'e}rez-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2012},
  volume={126 3},
  pages={389-92}
}
BACKGROUND Moral judgments depend on the integration of complex cognitive and emotional processes. Addiction is associated with core deficits in both cognitive and emotional processing, which may jointly lead to utilitarian biases in moral decision-making. METHODS We assessed 32 polysubstance dependent males and 32 non-drug using controls using a previously validated moral judgment task, including non-moral scenarios, and moral dilemmas that were either high in emotional salience ("personal… CONTINUE READING

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