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folie a deux

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  1. folie a deux(noun)

    the simultaneous occurrence of symptoms of a mental disorder (as delusions) in two persons who are closely related (as siblings or man and wife)


  1. folie à deux(Noun)

    A rare syndrome in which a symptom of psychosis (particularly a paranoid or delusional belief) is transmitted from one person to another.


  1. Folie à deux

    Folie à deux, or shared psychosis, is a psychiatric syndrome in which symptoms of a delusional belief are transmitted from one individual to another. The same syndrome shared by more than two people may be called folie à trois, folie à quatre, folie en famille or even folie à plusieurs. Recent psychiatric classifications refer to the syndrome as shared psychotic disorder and induced delusional disorder in the ICD-10, although the research literature largely uses the original name. The disorder was first conceptualized in 19th century French psychiatry by Charles Lasègue and Jean-Pierre Falret and so also known as Lasègue-Falret Syndrome.

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  1. folieadeux


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of folie a deux in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of folie a deux in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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