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Folie a Trios: A Case Report from North East India

Uttam Majumder, Manabendra Makhal, Shantanu De, Nirmal Kumar Bera, Gautam Bandyopadhyaya

Keywords : Folie a trios, induced delusional disorder, shared psychotic disorder

Citation Information : Majumder U, Makhal M, De S, Bera NK, Bandyopadhyaya G. Folie a Trios: A Case Report from North East India. 2014; 17 (1):54-56.

DOI: 10.5005/EJP-17-1-54

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-10-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


Folie a trios is defined as an identical or similar mental disorder affecting three individuals, usually the close members of a family. One case reports of this condition are presented with a brief review of the literature. Early recognition of this condition is very much important in the management of the person having the disorder. The most of the patients with folie a trios require multiple treatments including separation, antipsychotics, individual and group psychotherapy, and family therapy.

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