A 43-year-old member asked:
What can you do with a father that is either a pathological or compulsive liar?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Urge him to get help: From a psychologist.
If he says he will, don't believe him.
If he says he did, don't believe him.
Unless he will let you talk to the doctor and give the doctor permission to talk to you, don't believe him.
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