What Is Schizoid Personality Disorder?

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  • 1. The Mayo Clinic. (n.d.). Schizoid personality disorder. Retrieved November 14, 2020, from https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizoid-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20354414
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2. Risk Factors

Some mental health conditions carry more risk factors than others. For people with schizoid personality disorder, the only noteworthy element that may put them at a higher rate of occurrence is if a close genetic relative also has it.

A tumultuous or particularly stressful childhood and upbringing may result in a person developing schizoid personality disorder. The nature versus nurture theory applies to many mental health conditions that are categorized as personality disorders.

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