The essential feature is a recurrent pattern of negativistic, defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior toward authority figures that persists for at least 6 months and is characterized by the frequent occurrence of at least four of the following behaviors: losing temper, arguing with adults, actively defying or refusing to comply with the requests or rules of adults, deliberately doing things that will annoy other people, blaming others for his or her own mistakes or misbehavior, being touchy or easily annoyed by others, being angry and resentful, or being spiteful or vindictive.
pattern of negative, defiant and hostile behavior that develops in childhood or early adolescence. For a diagnosis, must last for at least six months and cause significant impairments in everyday functioning.
An under-controlled disorder of children marked by high levels of disobedience to authority but lacking the extremes of conduct disorder.
A disorder that normally appears in childhood and can evolve into a conduct disorder. Symptoms include defiance of authority, physical aggression and verbal abuse.
A disorder characterized by aggressiveness and antagonism of others; often present with other disorders
A type of disruptive behavior disorder characterized by a recurrent pattern of defiant, hostile, disobedient, and negativistic behavior directed toward those in authority, including such actions as defying the requests or rules of adults, deliberately annoying others, arguing, spitefulness, and vindictiveness that occur much more frequently than would be expected on the basis of age and developmental stage.
Disorder characterized by a pattern of uncooperative, defiant, and hostile behavior toward authority figures that seriously interferes with a child's day-to-day functioning.
A syndrome of disruptive behavior with onset in childhood characterized by defiant, hostile behavior, frequent loss of temper, angry or resentful mood, and deliberate efforts to annoy others. The disorder causes significant impairment in social or academic functioning and is not caused by an underlying medical disorder or major psychiatric disorder.
A disorder characterized by aggressiveness and a tendency to purposefully bother and irritate others. Often present with other disorders.
a developmental disorder marked by defiant, hostile, and negativistic behavior, but without the serious antisocial characteristics observed in the conduct disorders. Such children are argumentative, lose their temper easily, and are resentful, angry, and easily annoyed.
Affected children exhibit a pattern of uncooperative, defiant and hostile behavior toward authority figures that seriously interferes with daily interactions. The child may lose his temper, argue with adults, actively defy adult rules or refuse adult requests.
A pattern of negativistic, hostile, and defiant behavior.
a disorder characterized by behavior such as frequent loss of temper, a tendency to argue with adults, refusal to obey adult requests, deliberate behaviors to annoy others, spiteful and vindictive behavior, use of obscene language, and a tendency to blame others for mistakes. Symptoms sometimes indicate the early stages of conduct disorder.
Typically occurring in childhood, a behavior characterized by defiance of authority, violent behavior, or verbal attacks.
Often loses temper; often argues with adults; often actively defies or refuses to comply with adult's requests or rules; deliberately annoys people; blames others for his/her mistakes; angry and resentful; spiteful. Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Characterized by inflexible behavior, the child with Oppositional Defiant Disorder can be defiant, hostile, argumentative with adults, belligerent, resentful of spiteful. They may feel entitled to be unreasonable in their demands and tend to blame others for their problems. The condition is most common in boys.