pseudologia

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pseudologia

(ˌsjuːdəˈləʊdʒɪə)
n
(Psychology) a psychological condition in which a patient tells elaborate, false stories believing them to be true
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Muchas de las marcas, escribe el autor, sufren de lo que denomina pseudologia fantastica, desde el momento que: <<Llevan anos y anos inventandose posicionamientos ficticios, aparentando ser lo que no son, contando historias imposibles, diciendo verdades a medias, jugando a construir ficciones extraordinarias, dramatizando las bondades de los productos que anuncian, fingiendo, o incluso mintiendo [.
In addition, we determine Reverend R has pseudologia fantastica, a rarely seen form of pathological lying characterized by telling elaborate lies that may have a kernel of truth (Table 3).
Antisocial patients might exhibit pseudologia fantastica, a form of pathological lying in which the individual--although not frankly delusional--believes his embellished claims (2) and is so convinced that he can easily persuade and distract the therapist.