1. While there are many well-known frustration reactions which the authors fully accept as already demonstrated, a schizophrenic reaction may also be a result of frustration.2. In schizophrenic frustration reactions, recovery from the syndrome may be obtained simply and quickly by helping the patient to overcome the obstacle or by aiding in sublimation.3. If neither of these courses is possible a chronic deteriorating schizophrenia may result from frustration.4. Not all schizophrenic syndromes are necessarily the disease schizophrenia.