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Folie à famille: A case report

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A. Ellepola

Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura, LK
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Abstract

Delusional parasitosis is a rare psychiatric disorder. Development of this condition as an induced delusional disorder among all family members (folie à famille) is even rarer. A family of three members developed folie à famille, and it was successfully treated with a second generation antipsychotic and geographical separation. Myths, stigma regarding psychiatric disorders and misdiagnosis are management challenges highlighted in this case report.
How to Cite: Ellepola, A., 2018. Folie à famille: A case report. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry, 9(2), pp.20–22. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v9i2.8189
Published on 21 Dec 2018.
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