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Children told lies by parents subsequently lie more as adults, face adjustment difficulty

06:27 EDT 2 Oct 2019 | Science Daily

'If you don't behave, I'll call the police,' is a lie that parents might use to get their young children to behave. Parents' lies elicit compliance in the short term, but a new psychology study suggests that they are associated with detrimental effects when the child becomes an adult.

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