folie du doute

(redirected from Doubting Compulsion)

fo·lie du doute

(dū-dūt),
obsolete term for an excessive doubting about all the affairs of life and a morbid scrupulousness concerning minutiae.
[Fr. from doubt]
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A manifestation of obsessive-compulsive disorder in which the person is constantly checking to see if he/she has performed a particular (compulsive) act
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fo·lie du doute

(fō-lē' dū dūt)
An excessive doubting about all the affairs of life and a morbid scrupulousness concerning minutiae.
[Fr. from doubt]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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