• Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Introduction


Most of the children some or other time behave aggressively especially when they are stressed, hungry or tired. They may argue, talk back, disobey or are uncooperative sometimes. But to classify as Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), this behaviour must be more when compared with his peers & should persist for more than six months and intense enough to cause significant problems in his daily life.

oppositional defiant disorder introduction

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is mainly marked by anger, irritability, defiant and vindictive behaviour, non cooperation. This behaviour can land the child in serious trouble especially, when he behaves this way outside home. Usually child argues and deliberately annoys authoritative figures. Academics and other developmental spheres of child can be seriously affected if, this condition is ignored.

Usually, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is a behavioural problem in children, which manifests in preschool years. It can also start in later years but usually not after teen age.

ODD is a part of group of behavioural disorder known as Disruptive behaviour disorder. This term also includes Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Conduct Disorder (CD). CD is more aggressive form which includes antisocial behaviour, law breaking, cruel attitude towards people, animal and physical violence.

If, ODD is not treated, it can progress to Conduct disorder and child can turn into antisocial adult.

Homeopathic Treatment and lifestyle adjustments can help you reduce or manage the signs and symptoms of Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

Homeopathy will relieve your child effectively and safely without any side effects.