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What are possible causes of schizoid personality disorder?

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Little is known about the cause of schizoid personality disorder, but both genetics and environment are suspected to play a role. Some mental health professionals speculate that a bleak childhood where warmth and emotion were absent contributes to the development of the disorder. The higher risk for schizoid personality disorder in families of people with schizophrenia suggests that a genetic susceptibility for the disorder might be inherited.

From: Schizoid Personality Disorder WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE:  Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on April 06, 2019

SOURCE:  Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on April 06, 2019

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