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“Folie Á Deux”: A Delusion Shared by Two

Rujul Modi, Vasundhra Sangwan, Aditya Soni, Manju Bhaskar

Keywords : Induced, Inducer, Separation, Shared psychotic disorder, Two sisters

Citation Information : Modi R, Sangwan V, Soni A, Bhaskar M. “Folie Á Deux”: A Delusion Shared by Two. J Mahatma Gandhi Univ Med Sci Tech 2021; 6 (1):32-34.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10057-0141

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-08-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Folie a deux, or shared psychotic disorders, is an unusual psychiatric disorder in which delusional beliefs are transferred from one individual to one or more other susceptible persons in close connection. To date, it remains a rare, yet challenging psychiatric diagnosis. Here, we present a case report and discussion of folie a deux, involving two sisters.

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