A 45-year-old member asked:
can a person have both oppositional defiant disorder and schizophrenia mixed together?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 32 years experience
ODD & Schiz.: Sure, odd is usually diagnosed in mid to late adolescence, & schizophrenia in late teens to early adulthood.
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
Yes: Although, the diagnosis of oppositional defiant disorder is generally a condition affecting children whereas schizophrenia has as its' most common age of onset in the late teens or early 20s.
Last updated May 8, 2016
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