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A school-based OT has been referred to evaluate a 8 year old boy who has mild cognitive delays. While reading the child’s medical history, the OT uncovers that the child has been living in a foster home since he was born, repeatedly struggles with forming relationship with peers, and becomes aggressive when teachers tell him the rules of the classroom. During the evaluation, the OT may observe the child showing further signs of which of the following diagnoses?
A) Oppositional defiant disorder
B) Obsessive compulsive disorder
C )Attention-deficit hyperactive disorder
D) Reactive attachment disorder

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Asked on December 26, 2016 7:18 am
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Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a childhood disorder that is defined by a pattern of hostile, disobedient, and defiant behaviors directed at adults or other authority figures. ODD is also characterized by children displaying angry and irritable moods, as well as argumentative and vindictive behaviors. Reactive attachment disorder is a condition in which a young child does not develop healthy attachments to his or her caregivers. It occurs most often in children who have not had a consistent, competent caregiver since birth, including children who have been abandoned or given up for adoption.

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