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Oppositional Defiant Disorder Statistics

(Also Known As: ODD Statistics, Adhd Statistics, Defiant Statistics, Oppositional Statistics, Bi-Polar Statistics, Explosive Disorder Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Statistics on Oppositional Defiant Disorder

  • There is a prevalence of 2% - 16% of oppositional defiant disorder in the general population.
  • 50% - 65% of children with oppositional defiant disorder have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • 35% of children with oppositional defiant disorder develop some form of affective disorder
  • 20% of those with oppositional defiant disorder have some form of mood disorders, including bipolar disorder and anxiety.
  • 15% of cases with oppositional defiant disorder have associated personality disorder
  • There is 18% likelihood for children to develop oppositional defiant disorder if their parents are alcoholic.
  • Over 5% of children with psychiatric problems have oppositional defiant disorder
  • Children with ADHD usually have oppositional defiant disorder in 30% - 40% of cases.
  • About ½ of children with oppositional defiant disorder as preschoolers will have no psychiatric problems by the age of 8.
  • Untreated conditions of oppositional defiant disorder will progress into conduct disorder in 52% of cases.
  • 5% - 10% of preschoolers with oppositional defiant disorder end up with ADHD with no signs of the oppositional defiant disorder.
  • By elementary school, 25% of children with the condition will develop mood disorder and anxiety problems, which are typically disabling.

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Related Conditions

Antisocial Personality Disorder – disregard of rights of others, deceitful, manipulative, antisocial
Anxiety Disorder NOS – uneasiness, extreme worry, irrational fear, emotional imbalance, moody
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – neurobehavioral disorder, impulsiveness, hyperactive, attention deficit, inattention, developmental disorder, inadequate coping mechanism
Bipolar Disorder – hypermania, hypomania, mood disorder, psychosis, depression, anxiety, suicidal tendency, mixed episodes of mania and depression