Children with ODD (Occupational Defiant Disorder) are more likely than other children to have a family history of behavior problems, mood problems, or substance abuse. Sometimes if caregiving is poor, supervision is lacking, or there is family discord or exposure to violence, children will respond by developing the symptoms of ODD. Having a mother with untreated depression also makes children more likely to have ODD. Both ODD and CD are associated with harsh parenting practices.Many children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder have other mental health problems like depression, anxiety, or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Their difficult behaviours are often a reaction to the symptoms of these conditions.