This study aimed to identify the motives resigning to resort to lying amongthe students of secondary schools, and the effect of gender, class, father andmother level of education, and economic status on the use of such motives. Thesample consisted of (1147) high school students, who filled a questionnairedesigned to measure students deceptive motives. Results showed that themotivation to telling lies among the students was weak, and the most useddeceptive motives were the emotional and self- protection, while the lowestone was aggression motives. The results also showed an effect for gender,class, economic status, father and mother level of education of residencedomains of deceptive motives
Shaheen, Mohammed Ahmed and Sarhan, Khawlah Abdel Azeez
"Motives Behind Resorting to Lying among High School Students at Public Schools in Ramallah and El-Bireh,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 1:
1, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol1/iss1/1