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The Effects of Drugs on Decision-Making

Various psychoactive substances including illicit drugs, psychiatric medications, and adult beverages (alcohol and coffee) are commonly consumed by individuals who formulate and carry out foreign policy decisions. The effects of these agents warrant both further study and greater appreciation to minimize potentially serious, untoward effects on the decision-making process


Lubit, R., & Russett, B. (1984). The Effects of Drugs on Decision-Making. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 28(1), 85-102.