ERIC Number: EJ644656
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Publication Date: 2001
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Moral Reasoning and Consistency of Belief and Behavior: Decisions about Substance Abuse.
Abide, Marcia M.; Richards, Herbert C.; Ramsay, Shula G.
Journal of Drug Education, v31 n4 p367-84 2001
In view of Kohlberg's theory of moral development, two hypotheses were considered: individuals who consider use of illegal substances to be morally wrong will be less likely to use such substances; and, compared to those who are less mature, more mature moral reasoners display more consistency between expressed beliefs about morality of drug use and actual use. (Author)
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