volume 50, issue 5, P369-374 1998
DOI: 10.1016/s0306-9877(98)90207-9
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Abstract: A case report of shared delusional disorder, with a primary diagnosis of delusional disorder, is described in identical twins of proven zygosity. A review of literature shows that the primary diagnosis in identical twin pairs, suffering from folie à deux, is delusional disorder. This is in contrast to the reported excess of schizophrenia, as a primary diagnosis, in non-twin cases of folie à deux. Moreover, schizophrenia is poorly related to delusional disorders on the basis of demographic and familial studies.…

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