a type of schizophrenia of rapid onset and brief duration that occurs in response to environmental factors.
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Origin of reactive schizophrenia
First recorded in 1960–65
Words nearby reactive schizophrenia
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Medical definitions for reactive schizophrenia
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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