Thesis / Dissertation

Examination of key child and psychosocial predictors of Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) in young people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Jo-Ann Lee Winther, Alasdair Vance (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

Introduction: ADHD and ODD are two common developmental mental health conditions that can co-occur. There are associated functional impairments across clinical, biological, psychological, and social domains, which may be more severe when they co-occur. It is important to understand and recognise risk factors for young people with ADHD who are developing or maintaining ODD in order to target them early with appropriate and effective therapy interventions. To date, there are limited longitudinal datasets examining key risk factors associated with these comorbid conditions and more research is needed to investigate what places a young person with ADHD more at risk for ODD. This study exam..

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