Could Your Child Have Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)?

ODD is a childhood condition marked by defiant, hostile, negative, and uncooperative behavior toward adults and authority figures. Seek help promptly from a qualified health professional if your child's behavior fits the description here.

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Does your child say cruel, mean, or hateful things when upset?

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Oppositional Defiant Disorder is marked by behaviors described here lasting longer than six months at a time, behavior that is excessive compared to what is usual for your child's age, and that significantly impairs the child's normal daily activities at home and at school. Symptom criteria summarized from the American Psychiatric Association DSM 5, 2013.