• Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Risk Factors

Risk Factors

Certain factors are commonly associated with this -

oppositional defiant disorder risk factors
  • Children who cannot control the emotions and have low frustration tolerance are more likely to develop ODD
  • Lack of parental supervision and discipline can also increase the risk of ODD
  • Child abuse or neglect can also increase ODD
  • Bad family environment or dysfunctional families can also increase risk of ODD
  • It is also more common in children who have witnessed parental divorce, cruel environment at home, domestic violence, substance abuse.
  • Low socioeconomic status can lead to poor parenting and poor discipline at home, which can cause ODD.