re active schizophrenia

reactive schizophrenia

noun Psychiatry.
a type of schizophrenia of rapid onset and brief duration that occurs in response to environmental factors.

Origin:
1960–65

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reactive schizophrenia n.
A severe form of schizophrenia that is distinguished from process schizophrenia by its more acute onset, greater correlation with environmental stress, and better prognosis.

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