Delusional parasitosis: folie à deux and attempted murder of a family doctor.

@article{Bourgeois1992DelusionalPF,
  title={Delusional parasitosis: folie {\`a} deux and attempted murder of a family doctor.},
  author={Marc Louis Bourgeois and Patrick Duhamel and H Verdoux},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1992},
  volume={161},
  pages={
          709-11
        }
}
A 58-year-old woman suffering from delusional parasitosis tried to kill her general practitioner. Her husband shared in her beliefs but lost all delusional conviction after she was compulsorily admitted to a special hospital. The case illustrates the intractable nature and potential dangerousness of some of these cases, and their affinity to paranoia. 
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