REACTIVE SCHIZOPHRENIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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 PARANOID SCHIZOPHRENIA NUCLEAR SCHIZOPHRENIA BRIEF PSYCHOTIC DISORDER POSTSCHIZOPHRENIC DEPRESSION SCHIZOPHRENIFORM PSYCHOSIS PROGNOSIS VIRAL HYPOTHESIS OF SCHIZOPHRENIA CATATONIC SCHIZOPHRENIA BUYING BEHAVIOR PROCESS-REACTIVE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REACTIVE SCHIZOPHRENIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reactive-schizophrenia/ (accessed April 20, 2021).