Invitation to Visit the ODD Board

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Invitation to Visit the ODD Board
Sun, 07-25-2004 - 5:06pm

ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder) is a pattern of negativistic, hostile, and defiant behavior in a child or adolescent, lasting for at least six months, during which four (or more) of the following are present:

1 often loses temper
2 often argues with adults
3 often actively defies or refuses to comply with adults' request or rules
4 often deliberately annoys people
5 often blames others for his or her mistakes or misbehaviors
6 is often touchy or easily annoyed by others
7 is often angry and resentful
8 is often spiteful or vindictive<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


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