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Cognitive dissonance

Introduction: Cognitive dissonance

Description of Cognitive dissonance

Cognitive dissonance: Motivational state produced by inconsistencies between simultaneously held cognitions or between a cognition and behavior; e.g., smoking enjoyment and believing smoking is harmful are dissonant.
Source: MeSH 2007

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