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Who is most at risk for oppositional defiant disorder?

ODD is generally recognized by the time a child reaches eight years of age. Therefore, children who are eight years old or younger are at risk for the development of ODD. Boys and girls who live in an abusive, neglectful, or unstable home are at high risk. Those children with developmental disorders, depression, and anxiety are also at increased risk. ODD is most often diagnosed in children who have ADHD, so this group is at highest risk for the condition.

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