People compulsively seek it out, despite all known health reasons not to.
Since people who compulsively lie do not normally suffer from an inability to live safely and healthfully, this type of lying is not considered a disorder.
Here are the most common attributes of someone that compulsively lies.
One of the biggest issues in identifying people that compulsively lie is that they can fib so well and look you in the eyes.
It can take some time to come to the realization that someone is lying compulsively.