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ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

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Abstract

Folie Deux in Monozygotic Twins with Cerebral Palsy

Author(s): Dimitry Francois , Evan Bander , Mark D???Agostino , Alec Swinburne ,Lauren Broderick , Michael B. Grody , Annaheta Salajegheh

Folie à deux or shared psychotic disorder was first described by Lasègue and Falret in 1877 (1) as a “mental contagion” such that delusional ideas from one person were transferred to at least one other person closely associated with the primary affected person.