FOLIE A CINQ

a shared psychotic disorder where 5 members of the same family have similar or identical delusions. It is a French phrase meaning 'insanity of five'.

FOLIE A CINQ: "Folie a cinq is French for a shared disorder."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOLIE A CINQ," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/folie-a-cinq/ (accessed December 2, 2019).
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