A psychologist is planning to conduct a study that would examine pathological liars and the quality of their romantic relationships. You have been asked to provide the psychologist with a recommendation for which research method should be used to gather data on the pathological liars and their spouses.

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  1. I would interview only the spouses -- for obvious reasons.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. How do you determine which partner is the pathological liar? What objective criteria will you use? Once either partner is branded as a "pathological liar," it is hard for anyone to believe them.

    A similar problem exists for those who are branded "insane." See

    I realize that this makes the situation less clear, but that is the way it exists in real life. I hope it gives you a better understanding of problems involved in answering your question. Thanks for asking.

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  3. what is the introduction of behaviorial science and how it can implement on general life.

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