Can Not Control Emotions, Symptoms Of Mythomania?
Tonight I have an older brother.. in general he looks normal.. but there are times when he gets into trouble he becomes lost control suddenly scolds the whole house and destroys things when asked why he always yells and tells what he feels is outside reality is like a tragedy that happens in a drama or in a movie.. he always feels like he’s the one to blame when in fact he’s the one who’s done a lot of trouble.. then when his emotions subside he doesn’t seem to remember anything. .. do you think it’s mythomania, don’t you think? Because the lie has spread
Good afternoon, thanks for asking at HealthReplies.com. Mythomania or pathological lying or lying that has entered the level of disorder, is a habit or attitude that makes a person feel compelled to always lie. The diagnosis for this disorder is still very difficult to determine, because it is difficult to know a person's intentions so that the lie is finally told. This condition is believed by some experts to be related to other attitude disorders, childhood trauma, or an environment that has 'forced' a person to lie in order to survive.
In your sister's case, actually what you say from your story above does not describe someone who likes to lie, but rather leads to explosive emotions and someone's unwillingness to be blamed or responsible for their actions. What happened to your sister could also be a mood swing or different mood swings, or something else. But of course, it is not that easy to diagnose mental disorders. There may indeed be some of your sister's attitudes that suggest pathological lies.
What we want to say is, in order to know for sure what happened to your brother, having him checked by a psychiatrist or psychologist is the only way. Because unlike physical illness, mental illness has a complex background and causes that arise and vary from person to person.
Meanwhile, what you can start to do is find out who your sister's closest person is, maybe her partner, maybe her co-workers, her parents, or anyone else. Starting from that person, try asking your sister, what she actually thought or felt when the condition you mentioned happened. I hope you and your family are always healthy.
That's all, hope it helps.
dr. Amadeo D Basfiansa