Oppositional Defiant Disorder Causes

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Causes of Oppositional Defiant Disorder

The cause of ODD is unknown. Like other psychiatric disorders, ODD results from a combination of genetic, family, and social factors. Children with ODD may inherit chemical imbalances in the brain that predispose them to the disorder.

Child's Brain
A chemical imbalance in the brain may be responsible for ODD.
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