Coping with emotions
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These behaviour disorders are similar to ODD, and like ODD, they can become quite serious as people get older, if left untreated.
Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED). This is when a person has regular angry outbursts. These can be verbal (like yelling), or physical (like throwing things or hitting someone). These outbursts seem out of proportion to the situation, are impulsive, cause distress and cause life problems, like losing friends.
Conduct disorders. These behaviours are usually similar to ODD but more serious, and normally include breaking social rules, like bullying others, lying or stealing, damaging other people’s things on purpose, etc.
There are lots of factors that might play a role in why people have disorders like ODD, conduct disorders or IED. Things like genes, relationships with other people, past trauma and your stress response might all be involved or have an impact in different ways.
Event: Someone teases you
Thought: “How dare they! I’ll show them!”
Behaviour: Threaten and insult them
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