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Schizotypal Personality Disorder Causes & Risks

Causes

It is not clear what causes personality disorders, but it is likely a combination of genetic (inherited) factors and a person's environment.

Frontal Lobe of the Brain

Frontal lobe
Although the cause of personality disorders is not clear, it is believed that the frontal lobe is where personality and impulses arise.
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Risk Factors

A risk factor is something that increases your chance of getting a disease or condition.

The following factors are thought to increase the risk of schizotypal personality disorder:

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