Commonly prescribed drugs affect decisions to harm oneself and others

http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/JGoLHulOVAs/150702132301.htm

Healthy people given the serotonin-enhancing antidepressant citalopram were willing to pay almost twice as much to prevent harm to themselves or others than those given placebo drugs in a moral decision-making experiment. In contrast, the dopamine-boosting Parkinson’s drug levodopa made healthy people more selfish, eliminating an altruistic tendency to prefer harming themselves over others.

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