Already we have seen about how to identify the behavioral disorders in children. Oppositional Defiant Disorder is a patterned disorder in kids, seen commonly in kinder garden children and pre-teens, who experience roller coaster ups and downs in their lives.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder is a behavioral concern in kids, where the child exhibits repetitive patterns of disobedience, lack of cooperation, aggressive and irritating behavior. These behavioral patterns abrupt the daily activities and even the health of the children, also they show intolerable tantrums at home as well as school. The defiant behavioral includes disabilities in reading and learning, abnormal mood swings, anxiety, hyperactivity, etc.
Remember, a consistent abnormality leads to ODD, otherwise temper tantrums is quite common!
Oppositional Defiant Disorder is caused by a few elements, rather can be rightly said as temper tantrums triggered by few elements that converts a normal defiant behavior into ODD! It includes,
Treating ODD is purely based on analyzing the causes that triggered the condition. With psychological counseling as well as imaging system, the extent of the damages can be diagnosed. Medications, counseling sessions, simple rehab or physical therapies etc would alleviate the damages.
ODD is commonly found in around 16 percent of kids’ population in the world. This condition affects more on boys than girls. Managing a kid with ODD is a lot more challenging than managing a difficult child. The kids who developed ODD constantly throw challenges, arguments and mischievous activities to trouble others. This behavior unfortunately, invites a lot of difficulties in the relationship between the child and others. Social as well as academic destruction is severe in ODD kids than kids who suffer from Bipolar or anxiety disorder.
Watch your kid’s behavior, if you find anything abnormal constantly; get a diagnosis from your physician.