folie a deux

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the simultaneous occurrence of symptoms of a mental disorder (as delusions) in two persons who are closely related (as siblings or man and wife)

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[4] Because of psychotic symptoms, 31% of patients with bipolar I disorder were mistakenly diagnosed as having other disorders with obvious psychotic symptoms such as schizophrenia or substance use induced psychotic disorders.[5] The reason for this may be related to clinical practitioners who believe that Schneider's first rank symptoms are specific symptoms of schizophrenia.[6] Patients with bipolar II disorder were usually misdiagnosed as having unipolar depression.[7] The reason might be related to the disease characteristics of bipolar disorder.
Clinically, it must be stressed that more than half of the sample studied had induced psychotic disorders, with no differences between the MMP-HRP and MMP-NO HRP groups.