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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 333-335

Induced Delusional Disorder in an Adolescent : A Case Report


1 Consultant Chief Psychiatrist, Sree Ramakrishna Mission Hospital, Sasthamangalam, Thnuvananthapuram-695 006
2 Consultant Chief Clinical Psychologist and Director, Centre for Applied Psychological Studies, Baith Shalom, Thriupuram, Thiruvananthapuram-695 133

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L Sam S Manickam
Consultant Chief Clinical Psychologist and Director, Centre for Applied Psychological Studies, Baith Shalom, Thriupuram, Thiruvananthapuram-695 133

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Induced delusional disorder or folie a deux in a 19 year old girl from India whose 16 years old younger sister had paranoid schizophrenia is described. Transient sharing of delusional beliefs by those living with the patients may be an extension of unsubstantiated beliefs held by the community.



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