A Conversation for The Transmission of Madness: Folie a Deux and Mass Psychogenic Illness

French typo?

Post 1

TRiG (Ireland) A dog, so bade in office

Folie á deux

Shouldn't that /a/ have a grave accent, not an acute?

Folie induite

And should there be an acute accent on the final /e/?

I'm a curator, so I can change this if someone lets me know.

TRiG.smiley - smiley

Folie a deux

Post 2


I have just seen the BBC documentary about the Ericsson twins from Sweden, who ran onto the motorway, one of whom was seriously injured after being hit by an artic, the other got knocked out but recovered and had to be restrained by up to 6 people!! One of them Sabrina later went on to to murder a man a few days? later, then jumped off a bridge injuring herself!
One of the two diagnosis was that the women or at least the one who killed the man was suffering from Folie à deux, which I'd never heard of before, does anyone have any further information? I cant remember the other diagnosis, but it translated as a puff of madness! Sounds very bizarre, almost unbelieveable, and rather concerning as in the former diagnosis it seems that (temporary) mental illness can be transmitted?

French typo?

Post 3

TRiG (Ireland) A dog, so bade in office

F3198237?thread=7755299 smiley - biro

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