Stages of moral development among Brazilian dental students.

@article{Freitas2006StagesOM,
  title={Stages of moral development among Brazilian dental students.},
  author={S{\'e}rgio Fernando Torres de Freitas and Douglas Francisco Kovaleski and Ant{\^o}nio Fernando Boing and Walter Ferreira de Oliveira},
  journal={Journal of dental education},
  year={2006},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={296-306}
}
This research study aimed to evaluate the level of moral and ethical development of first-year students in a dental school. The students were presented with a dilemma that touched on personal and conflicting values. In responding to the questions posed, they had to present their criteria for judgments and norms that directly influence their behavior. Answers were then analyzed, leading to the categorization of interviewees into five stages of moral development according to Kohlberg's moral… CONTINUE READING