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Deception and lying

  • By: Mark L. Knapp
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

In the United States, deception and lying are widely condemned but widely practiced in all types of human relationships. The nature of a relationship affects and is affected by the frequency of deception, the motivation for deception, the subject matter of ...

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