Pathological lying is a behavior of habitual or compulsive lying. It was first
described in the ... Excessive lying is a common symptom of several mental
disorders. It has been shown through lie det...
Includes: lying as a symptom of a disorder, the difference between pathological
and compulsive liar, how to deal, and finding treatment for yourself or a friend.
May 17, 1988 ... LEAD: WHILE recognizing that lying is a universal lubricant of social life,
psychiatrists are seeking to determine when it becomes destructive ...
A compulsive liar will resort to telling lies, regardless of the situation. ...
complicated, compulsive lying is often a symptom of a much larger personality
Apr 22, 2015 ... Lying is sometimes necessary, but too much of it can open a window into deeper
Jun 10, 2014 ... An examination of compulsive lying disorder, including the various symptoms that
can be used to detect it, as well as treatment methods.
Jun 1, 2008 ... He had lied repeatedly to his colleagues, telling them that he had an ... Gambling,
Munchausen Syndrome, Psychotic Affective Disorders.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Some lies maintain the facade of the False Self:
the perfect, superior self the narcissist thinks she is or pretends to be.
She was desperate to stop compulsively lying and have a fresh start -
somewhere new. .... being (typically a child) as a result of having a psychological
Sep 10, 2014 ... Pathological lying (PL) has been defined by the Psychiatric Times as a ... that
pathological lying is more likely to occur in certain disorders or ...