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In the instances of Negativistic feedback and Perseveration of feedback the therapist needs to determine if these are presentations of Problems Providing Feedback or are better understood as CLASS C: Conflict.
Based on these teachers' negativistic interferences, our study was aimed at examining (a) students' attitudes to coping with the connecting tasks, (b) students' attitudes to giving and receiving explanations, and (c) the ways in which students characterized different ways of solution.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) -- a recurrent pattern of negativistic, defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior toward authority figures that persists for at least 6 months.
When oppositional defiant disorder occurs with ADHD, avoidant, narcissistic, antisocial, aggressive-sadistic, and negativistic traits are often found.
ODD is characterized by negativistic, hostile, and defiant behaviors, such as losing one's temper, arguing, defying rules, deliberately annoying others, blaming others for one's behavior, and displaying anger or vindictiveness (see textbox, p.