ACUTE SCHIZOPHRENIC EPISODE

the presenting of glaring signs of schizophrenia, like confused thought patterns and disruptions in emotive replies and actions, which is of unexpected and swift oncoming and generally lasts a brief period of time.

ACUTE SCHIZOPHRENIC EPISODE: "Carol's behavior was later explained to her family as being an acute schizophrenic episode."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACUTE SCHIZOPHRENIC EPISODE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acute-schizophrenic-episode/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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