Genetic Pathological Lying

There is currently no genetic test or specific genetic marker that has been identified for pathological lying. However, research has suggested that there may be a genetic component to the development of this behavior.

Studies of families and twins have found that there is a heritable component to traits associated with pathological lying, such as impulsivity and sensation seeking. This suggests that there may be a genetic predisposition to certain personality traits that increase the likelihood of engaging in pathological lying.

It is important to note that genetics is only one factor that may contribute to the development of pathological lying. Environmental factors, such as childhood experiences and mental health conditions, also play a role. Therefore, while genetics may increase the likelihood of developing this behavior, it is not the sole cause.

It is also worth noting that the field of genetics and mental health is still in its early stages, and there is much that is not yet fully understood. As such, it is important to approach discussions of genetics and mental health with caution and awareness of the limitations of current research

By Linda C J Turner

Coaching and Therapy
Currently studying Psychotherapy , Cognitive psychology, Hypnotherapy.
Qualified NLP, EMDR and CBT therapist.
REIKI Master.
I believe in truth, honesty and integrity! ≧◔◡◔≦

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