Pseudologia Fantastica: An Elaborate Tale of Combat-related PTSD.

  title={Pseudologia Fantastica: An Elaborate Tale of Combat-related PTSD.},
  author={Jessica M.S. Grey and Tyler A Durns and Brent M Kious},
  journal={Journal of Psychiatric Practice},
Pseudologia fantastica (PF), also known as mythomania or pathologic lying, is a well-known yet controversial phenomenon in psychiatry. There is no firm conceptualization of PF, nor are there any widely accepted diagnostic criteria for PF. The condition may be related to low self-esteem, and it shows some overlap with narcissistic personality disorder and other Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) cluster B personality disorders. Given the mysteriousness… 


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