Last Updated on Mar 01, 2019

What are the Symptoms & Signs of Opposition Defiant Disorder?

The signs and symptoms of ODD behavior include:

Excessive Temper Tantrums, Anger: Key Symptoms of Opposition Defiant Disorder

What are the Complications of Opposition Defiant Disorder?

The complications of opposition defiant disorder include:

  • Mental disorders such as Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Conduct disorder, depression, anxiety, learning and communication disorders
  • Poor school performance
  • Anti social and aggressive behavior
  • Increased risk of substance use disorder
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Inability or constantly struggling to maintain relationships

References:

  1. What Is Oppositional Defiant Disorder? - (https://childmind.org/article/what-is-odd-oppositional-defiant-disorder/)
  2. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Oppositional Defiant Disorder - (https://www.aacap.org/aacap/families_and_youth/facts_for_families/fff-guide/Children-With-Oppositional-Defiant-Disorder-072.aspx)
  3. The Many Faces of Oppositional Defiant Disorder- Khrista Boylan, MD, PhD, FRCPC - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3917664/)
  4. Mayo Clinic- Oppositional defiant disorder - (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/oppositional-defiant-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375837)

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