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Synonyms for oppositional

acting against or in opposition

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Knee, "Conduct and Oppositional Disorder in Clinically Referred Children with Attention-Deficit Disorder: A Controlled Study," Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 26, 1987, 724-727.
Oppositional and conduct disorders can evolve into major problems as these youngsters grow into adulthood.
The talks witnessed a turnout form a broad array of oppositional figures in Syria, including Fayez Sarah, Ahmed Al-Jarbah, and Hassan Abdul Azeem.
Viktor Uspaskich of the oppositional Labor Party stated that his party would be ready to support the minority center-right government led by HU-LCD.
SAN ANTONIO -- Many children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or oppositional defiant disorder no longer meet diagnostic criteria for these psychopathologies 6 months after they undergo adenotonsillectomy for standard indications, a large prospective patient series suggests.
On his travels, he meets Hugh, a 10-year-old who has been diagnosed with ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Aspergers and Bipolar Disorder.
A Diagnosed ADHD Case Has a Higher Probability of Being Treated When Comorbid With Oppositional Defiant Disorder Than With Nicotine Dependence Decision Resources Introduces New Epidemiology Comorbidity Series
Topics include creating parent training for low-income ethnic minority families, teaching divorced mothers to encourage resilience in their children, finding programs for families with autistic children or those with Asperger syndrome, intervening in child anxiety, training to overcome school refusal behavior, using new public health approaches, curtailing physical abuse, treating children with oppositional behavior and with both ADHD and oppositional defiant disorder, and children with aggression.
When she performs Duncan's dances, you see the glorious sweep through space, the oppositional skips, the swooping torso.
On the contrary: Attending closely to the rhetoric of both Giuliani and arts professionals, Fraser regards these positions (populism versus elitism) not so much as oppositional but as continuous.
In the next chapter on the Fifth Monarchist Anna Trapnel, Holstun plausibly situates the prophetess and published author of a radical religious position condemning Cromwell in an emerging oppositional public sphere, but as a voice of class struggle she comes up a bit short.
Jay Rosen crystallized the debate on November 3 with the provocative suggestion that some media outlets currently in the Objective camp might switch to a self-consciously Oppositional stance, treating the Bush administration more like Rush Limbaugh treats Hillary Clinton.
Twelve registered parties are competing for 10 seats in the Majilis, including four parties forming two election blocs -- the Agricultural and Industrial Union of Workers (AIST) and the Oppositional People's Union of the Communists and DVK (Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan).
As Protestant warrior queen and militant protectress of international Calvinism, she dominates the oppositional discourses of the period, a glorious foil setting off the alleged failings of her successors; but Stuart texts also represent her as benevolent and majestic absolutist facing down an insubordinate Commons; as master-architect of a via media between prerogative and Parliamentary rule; as female figurehead deferring to the masculine wisdom of her advisors; as Machiavellian despot; as the "embodiment of Whiggery" (109).
Using stories based on actual classroom cases, Hall and Hall illustrate the key concepts and techniques needed to successfully teach oppositional students.