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Why Lying Becomes Second Nature for Some People

Why Lying Becomes Second Nature for Some People However, both compulsive lying and pathological lying are usually a symptom of a bigger issue, such as: Narcissistic Personality Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Bipolar Disorder Addiction or Substance Abuse Borderline Personality Disorder Sociopathy Compulsive liars can be hurtful to people around them, especially those who are close […]

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Anyone can pick out a pathological liar.

If you’re trying to decide if someone you know is a pathological liar, here are some traits to look for: The lies are elaborate. Earlier when I said it was exhausting to pick apart what was fact and what was fiction, it’s mostly because of how elaborate the lies are. Typically, a pathological liar will weave […]

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What Is a Pathological Liar?

  By Robert LongleyUpdated October 28, 2019 A pathological liar is an individual who chronically tells grandiose lies that may stretch or exceed the limits of believability. While most people lie or at least bend the truth occasionally, pathological liars do so habitually. Whether or not pathological lying should be considered a distinct psychological disorder is still debated within the […]

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Looking for truth and finding lies

Lying is ubiquitous and has acquired many names. In ‘natural experiments’, both pathological lying and truthfulness implicate prefrontal cortices. Recently, the advent of functional neuroimaging has allowed investigators to study deception in the non-pathological state. Prefrontal cortices are again implicated, although the regions identified vary across experiments. Forensic application of such technology (to the detection […]

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Cerebral or Somantic Narcissist

In order to function, a narcissist, whether they are an adult or child needs “narcissistic supply.” Narcissistic supply is the things, people, emotions, or situations that internally generate strapping feelings of self-importance and grandiosity. These feelings can start at an early age and are commonly found in the narcissist’s exaggerated version of their life achievements […]

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Pathological Lying

After much research, I have concluded that all pathological and compulsive liars have personality disorders, and those disorders can be placed on a psychopathic spectrum. Pathological lying is the opposite of normal. I will repeat that: pathological lying is the opposite of normal! It is irrelevant that researchers have discovered evidence that everyone lies in […]

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