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Folie A Deux

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Noun

1. folie a deux

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

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Folie A Deux

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noun
psychiatry
mental illness occurring simultaneously in two intimately related persons who share some of the elements of the illness, such as delusions

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Folie A Deux

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Psychiatry
a condition in which two closely associated people who are mentally ill share the same delusional beliefs

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Folie A Deux

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n.
A condition in which two individuals who share a close relationship experience the same delusions or hallucinations as the result of a mental disorder such as schizophrenia affecting one or both of them. Also called shared psychotic disorder.

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