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Causes of Somatoform Disorders

Causes of Somatoform Disorders

A cause for somatoform disorders has not been identified, however, genetic and environmental influences are popular theories. Risk factors include a family history of somatoform disorders and childhood sexual abuse.

List of causes of Somatoform Disorders

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Somatoform Disorders) that could possibly cause Somatoform Disorders includes:

  • Unknown etiology
  • Somatoform disorder often runs in families

Somatoform Disorders: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Somatoform Disorders, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Somatoform Disorders:

Somatoform Disorders: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Somatoform Disorders: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Somatoform Disorders:

Causes of Broader Categories of Somatoform Disorders: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Somatoform Disorders:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Somatoform Disorders may be found in:


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