Reference no: EM131137431
Identify a situation in which an individual made a decision to engage in behavior that violated social values, beliefs, attitudes, and/or morals, such as calling in sick to work when he or she is not sick, speeding, or cheating on taxes. - The chosen situation is = pregnant woman getting help for meth usage in a inpatient addiction and mental health treatment center is off drugs but still smoking cigarettes.
Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you analyze your identified situation. Address the following items:
• Describe the situation and subsequent behavior.
• Discuss possible explanations for the behavior using attribution theory.
• Describe the reciprocal relationship between behavior and attitudes. - MY PART TO ANSWER
• Explain how the individual could have used cognitive dissonance theory to rationalize his or her behavior.