Oppositional Difiant Disorder (ODD)

Refers to a pattern of negative, hostile, and defiant behavior (social aggression) lasting at least six months, during which four (or more) of the following behaviors are present: 1) often loses temper; 2) often argues with adults (oppostition to authority figures); 3) often actively defies or refuses to comply with adults' requests or rules; 4) often deliberately annoys people; 5) often blames others for his or her mistakes or misbehavior; 6) is often touchy or easily annoyed by others; 7) is often angry and resentful; 8) is often spiteful or vindictive; and 9) frequent use of obscene language.

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