MYTHOMANIA

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is the tendency for an individual to pathologically elaborate, exaggerate and tell lies which often involves self-deception as a means of elevating their ego or personal standing in a social group or party.

MYTHOMANIA: "Megalomaniacs typically support mythomania by greatly exaggerating their qualities."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MYTHOMANIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mythomania/ (accessed July 3, 2022).

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