Shared delusional disorder: a case report of folie a familleJournal: Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (Vol.5, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2014-07-01
Authors : Prosenjit Ghosh;
Page : 141-144
Keywords : Hypochondriasis. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Assam.;
Induced delusion of having syphilis in the two members of a family from the elder sister who had no past history of psychiatric illness. Early diagnosis, antipsychotics, and physical separation showed marked improvement within two months. The psychopathology and socio-demographic variables showed marked variation from earlier concepts regarding the shared delusional disorder.
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