What Is Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)? - Deepstash
ODD: Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

ODD is a behavioral disorder that results in defiance and anger against authority. It can affect a person’s work, school, and social life.

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What Is Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)?

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ODD Among Children
  • frequent temper tantrums or episodes of anger
  • refusal to comply with adult requests
  • excessive arguing with adults and authori...

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ODD Among Adults
  • feeling angry at the world
  • feeling misunderstood or disliked
  • strong dislike for authority, including supervisors at work
  • identifying as a rebel
  • defending themse...

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The disorder is often difficult to diagnose in adults because many of the symptoms overlap with antisocial beha...

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At least one of these symptoms must be displayed with someone who is not a sibling. The categories and symptoms include:

Angry or irritable mood, which includes symptoms like...

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Individual cognitive behavioral therapy: A psychologist will work with the child to improve:

  • anger management skills
  • communication skills
  • impulse control...

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Family therapy: A psychologist will work with the whole family to make changes. This can help parents find support and learn strategies for handling their child’s ODD.

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