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being recumbent; in a horizontal position.

lying down getting up
a pattern of behavior in most large animal species indicative of acute abdominal pain; the patient appears apprehensive of further bouts of pain, then flops down heavily and may, especially in horses, roll violently and uncontrollably, before getting up and standing in a dejected attitude until the next bout of pain, usually within a few minutes.
lying on back
a pattern of behavior characteristic only of the horse and indicative of subacute abdominal pain; the patient lies on its back, without struggling, for minutes at a time. Other signs, e.g. poor appetite and weight loss, usually present also.
lying time
the amount of time in a 24 hour period that cows spend lying in a free stall. Influenced by type of bedding and a measure of cow comfort.

Patient discussion about lying

Q. Hello I have a problem here.Can alcoholism make you lie and cheat? Hello I have a problem here. I have a baby through a married man. He claims that he was not in his senses due to alcohol and that’s how I got pregnant. Can alcoholism make you lie and cheat? He will continue to lie and cheat for the rest of his life. I don't think he'll want to be cured. Do you really want to live with someone like that? Are you going to tell your baby that his daddy is allowed to lie and cheat?

A. Dear Saloni. I wish you had not got into this situation. Extreme desperation is filling you with a very foolish hope. If you had your head together then you'd know damn well that this guy is a scumbag unworthy of your time. This guy already has two women too many, while on the other side of town there are good men who are all alone. Get away from him now!

Q. If the lie is our truth & living the truth feels fake & unreal how do we persevere to the needed chang there's the real me, good & underdeveloped. there is the worldly me, challenged as all of us probably are. there is the addict me, afflicted half or more of my life, developed & strong. two out of three are tough odds to deal with...

A. the battle against your own self is harsh and there will be casualties. reality is based on your own definition of the world around you, but it also based on how the world defines you. this is your escape from the inner struggle- define yourself and your actions not by your own faulty judgment but by how the world and it's moral judge you.
good luck.

Q. Having chronic headaches, start in base of neck and progresses to migraine, worse when lying on stomach. Why? I have been having chronic headaches for the past 2 weeks. They start in the base of my neck and become migraines. They intensify when I lay on my stomach, blood rushes and they throb. Sometimes I can give myself relief by pressing firmly on my head or keeping my neck in a certain position. Just wondering if anyone knows what might be causing them.

A. Pinched nerve, bad posture is my problem anyway. I have a pinched nerve in my neck and my posture is horrible which causes me to get the worst headaches and they always start at the base of the neck and I always thought I had great posture (set up straight and all), but I was soooo wrong. Check with a Doctor and seek help from a Chiropractor if possible. They can do wonders. But for now, try lying on your back with a pillow or towel rolled up and placed under your neck only. It will support your neck and give it a nice crack too that helps a good deal too. That also helps keep the headaches away. Do you get sick to your stomach when the headaches come on?

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The paper reaches three conclusions: lying involves suppressing the truth, which takes time; there can be costs in telling the truth as well as in lying; and as the team puts it: "There is typically only one truth but there are many possible lie options.
Verschuere said that the fact that participants who indicated lying often actually did lie more often in the dice test demonstrates that they were honest about their dishonesty.
Research reveals that extroverted, sociable people are slightly more likely to lie and that some personality and physical traits, notably self-confidence and physical attractiveness have been linked to an individual's skill at lying when under pressure (Kornet, 1997).
Although lying provides an easy out in the short-term, it comes with serious repercussions," says Dr Rhonne Sanderson, a Dallas--Fort Worth area licensed psychotherapist.
The implication clearly was that "anything" included lying if he could get away with it.
But Alterman eventually rejects any such high-minded justification for presidential lying, concluding instead that "presidents lie largely for reasons of political convenience," which he ties to "a fundamental contradiction at the heart of the practice of American democracy.
Did he really believe in lying, or was he just lying about the joking?
Change here indicates stress; may mean suspect is lying.
Yet "lying" is not always used simply to refer to oral culture, and on several occasions Hurston admits to lying in order to achieve her goals.
Whereas polygraphic lie detection rests on the flawed premise that emotionality discloses lying (a premise refuted by me and others in articles appearing in Nature, Harvard Business Review, and American Psychologist), honesty testing assumes that admitting to past sins predicts sinfulness.
While being scanned, I questioned the value of being scanned lying down, because my back didn't hurt when I was lying down.
The sole reversal this trend is in lying to best friends about eating habits - here women (8%, vs.