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Folie à deux

Did you know that…..

the “Folie à deux” is a term introduced by Lasèque and Falret in 1877 to describe a delusions shared by two persons ?

Baillager was the first to reported a case in 1860.

A common delusions involve two persons ( if three is called “folie à trois“), and the majority of delusions are persecutory.

One of the two persons is a psychotic, and he is the dominant. This persons provokes a delusional development in a relatively dependent, and submissive one.

(Edited by Dr. María Moya Guirao, MD)

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