Origin of a problem which is separate from its effect, either due to space or time, but is still considered to be the ultimate genesis of the problem. Predicating event in a causal chain. See also: causal latency.

REMOTE CAUSE: "The remote cause of Justin's anger problem lay in his childhood."
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