REACTIVE SCHIZOPHRENIA

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REACTIVE SCHIZOPHRENIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reactive-schizophrenia/ (accessed April 6, 2020).
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