folie du doute (dü dōōt', dōōt')
A mental disorder characterized by extreme indecision, especially concerning everyday matters, and a pathological preoccupation with minute details.
In addition, she suffered from echolalia, echokinesis, and folie du doute.
Among the serious results of faulty mental habit must be included also the doubting folly (folie du doute).
Dr. Johnson, who was a sufferer from folie du doute, had to touch every post he passed.