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Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)?

A pattern of angry/irritable mood, argumentative/defiant behavior, or vindictiveness lasting at least 6 months. The disturbance in behavior is associated with distress in the individual or others in his or her immediate social context (e.g., family, peer group, work colleagues), or it impacts negatively on social, educational, occupational, or other important areas of functioning. DSM-V criteria…