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Debra S. Beall 06/13/2017 01:14 AM CST

100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics


Cause Effect Essays

Examine why something has happened or exists.

Speculate about what caused the situation.

Examine the results of an event, choice, or situation.

Trace the start of a situation to a discussion of its results.

Cause & Effect Essay Topics
Cause & Effect Essay Topics

How to Use These Topic Ideas

Here's how you can use the following topic ideas to write an essay:

  • Reword the question to fit your assignment.
  • Use a question for your topic idea helps keep you organized.
  • Use the question for your title or put it right before your topic sentence.
  • The answer to the question is your thesis. Simple!

For step-by-step instructions, see How to Write a Cause Essay.


What causes conflict in relationships?
What causes conflict in relationships? | Source
  1. What causes divorce?
  2. What is the effect of divorce on children? Does the age of the child make a difference?
  3. How does the divorce of parents affect the dating and marriage relationships of their children?
  4. What is the effect of long distance on relationships?
  5. How does living together before being married affect a relationship?
  6. What causes men to be afraid of commitment?
  7. What effect has the feminist movement had on men's and women's views of dating?
  8. What causes some women to repeatedly get involved in destructive relationships?
  9. What effect does having an abortion have on a dating relationship?
  10. What causes children to rebel against their parents?
  11. What effect has social media had on family relationships?
  12. What causes sibling rivalry?
  13. What effect does birth order have on personality (or career)?
  14. What effect does a happy and fulfilling marriage have on a person's health?
  15. Does going to college cause people to have better marriages?
  16. What is the effect of grandparents raising a child?
  17. What causes teenagers to become sexually active?
  18. How does a girl's relationship with her dad affect her relationship with other men?
  19. What is the effect of growing up in a single-parent household?
  20. What is the effect of being a twin?
  21. What the effect has China's one child had on family relationships? How will the new two child policy change family dynamics?
  22. What are the effects on children when their parents are very wealthy or very famous?
  23. What causes parents to over-schedule their children's activities? (Or what is the effect of over-scheduling on the child?)
  24. What causes a family to have close relationships?
  25. What is the effect of family vacations on family relationships?


Problems in Society

  1. Why are more children poor than any other group?
  2. What causes poverty in the U.S.?
  3. What are the effects of growing up in poverty?
  4. What causes homelessness?
  5. What effect does growing up with food insecurity have on children?
  6. What has caused the increase in international adoption in Western countries?
  7. What is the effect on children (or adults) of watching news reports of natural disasters, terrorist strikes, sexual predators, and other fearful situations?
  8. What effect do non-profit organizations (perhaps pick a particular one) have on social problems?
  9. What is the effect of more baby boomers reaching retirement age?
  10. What is the cause of men still out-earning women in wages? What is the effect?
  11. What is the effect of religious oppression on a society (perhaps pick a particular country or religion)?
  12. What are the causes of poor water quality for many people around the world?
  13. What is the effect of people not having shoes to wear?
  14. What are the effects of inadequate sanitation on a community?
  15. What is the cause (or effect) of continued discrimination and racism?
  16. What causes people with disabilities to be unable to get jobs?
  17. What is the effect on children of growing up in poverty?


Health and Medicine

Does our fear of shots cause people to avoid them?
Does our fear of shots cause people to avoid them? | Source
  1. What has caused the dramatic rise in overweight and obese adults in the U.S. in the last ten years?
  2. What will be the effects of this rise in obesity on the healthcare system?
  3. What causes the increasing number of children affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder?
  4. What effect does lack of adequate medical insurance have on an individual's health?
  5. What causes people to not go to the doctor when they have medical problems?
  6. What effect does not finishing a prescription medication have on future health?
  7. What is the cause (or the effect) of people not getting their children vaccinated?
  8. What causes the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa?
  9. What is the effect of climate change on infectious medical diseases?
  10. What is the effect of globalization on the spread of disease?
  11. What causes some diseases like malaria or HIV to be so difficult to eradicate?
  12. What effect does stress have on health?
  13. What effect has cancer research had on stopping cancer deaths?
  14. What causes people to get cancer?
  15. What causes pancreatic cancer to be so deadly?
  16. What has caused cancer to be so difficult to cure?
  17. What causes people to seek non-Western medical cures like traditional Chinese medicine or herbal supplements?
  18. What is the effect of abortion(s) on a woman's subsequent reproductive health?
  19. What effect does birth control have on women?
  20. What effect do regular dental check-ups have on oral health?
  21. What causes people to go blind?
  22. What causes people to develop allergies?
  23. What effect does an increased use of technology have on health?
  24. What causes cardiovascular disease?
  25. What effect does exercise have on the body?
  26. What causes people to make healthy living choices?
  27. What causes so many healthcare providers to be overweight?
  28. What are the social effects of having braces on teeth?


Media and Technology

  1. What effect does cell phone use have on teenagers?
  2. What causes families to buy unlimited cell phone plans?
  3. What are the effects of violent video games on young children or teenagers?
  4. What effects does playing video games cause in the brains of elderly people?
  5. Does online shopping cause people to spend more money?
  6. What effect does social media have on teen relationships?
  7. What are the causes (or effects) of cyber bullying?
  8. What causes social media sites to lose popularity?
  9. What are the effects of picture and video-based social media sites like Snapchat or Instagram on teenage social interaction?
  10. What causes a video game to be popular?
  11. What effect does moving away from computers and towards tablets and smartphones have on how we browse the Internet?
  12. What effect does typing on a screen rather than a keyboard have on how people communicate?
  13. What causes Google to be the most popular search engine?
  14. What are the social effects of everyone on the planet having cell phones?
  15. How have smartphones affected business practices?
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