Kevin and Mohammed

ODD and the effects on society

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10 facts on ODD

-often disabled kids with it often throw temper tantrums
- found primarily in children and adolescents

-ignores or rebels against rules at home or at school

-the disorder runs in the families, and family behaviors may play a role

-disruptive behavior appears to be intentional rather than impulsive

-ODD is usually treated with a type of behavioral therapy that includes parents or a combination of behavioral intervention and medication

-Quick to blame others for mistakes or behavior

-prone to annoy others and be easily annoyed himself

-Refuses to cooperate reflexively even before he knows what is being asked

-may be caused by chemical imbalance in the brain

- family life lacks clear structure; rules, limits, and discipline are uncertain or inconsistently applied

-limits set by parents are too harsh or too lax, or an inconsistent mix of both

-at least one parent is emotionally or physically unavailable to the child due to emotional problems of the parent (such as depression)

-ODD is thought to occur in about 6% of all children in the united states

-8% of children from low income families are diagnosed with ODD