oppositional defiant disorder

noun
|Updated on: 27 Apr 2018

Definition of oppositional defiant disorder

: a disruptive behavior pattern of childhood and adolescence characterized by defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior especially toward adults in positions of authority abbreviation ODD

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1988

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oppositional defiant disorder

noun op·po·si·tion·al de·fi·ant disorder \ ˌäp-ə-ˈzish-nəl-di-ˈfī-ənt-, -ən-ᵊl- \

medical Definition of oppositional defiant disorder

: a disruptive behavior pattern of childhood and adolescence characterized by defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior especially toward adults in positions of authority abbreviation ODD

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