REACTIVE SCHIZOPHRENIA By N., Sam M.S. - 157 A sudden onset of schizophrenic behavior in response to environmental factors. The prognosis for eventual recovery is generally more optimistic than with other forms of schizophrenia. REACTIVE SCHIZOPHRENIA: "The undue stress in her life led to an instance of reactive schizophrenia." Related Psychology Terms SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) Selecting a Diagnosis CHILD PSYCHIATRY CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ANTISOCIAL REACTION Evaluation of a Qualitative Study SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REACTIVE SCHIZOPHRENIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reactive-schizophrenia/ (accessed August 16, 2022).