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Oppositional Defiant Disorder – Could Your Child Have ODD?

Oppositional Defiant Disorder – Could Your Child Have ODD?

Oppositional defiant disorder, or ODD, refers to a behavioral problem in children that is normally characterized by hostility and constant disobedience. On average, one out of ten children under 12 years old have ODD and it tends to be more common in boys than girls. Oppositional defiant disorder is also part of a behavioral disorder [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Could your Child Have Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

Could your Child Have Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

The condition known as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is said to affect between 1% and 16% of school age children. The main symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder include being hostile towards adults and figures of authority, showing disobedience and defiance and having negative views and behavior patterns. For a child to be diagnosed with ODD [...]

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What Do You Know About Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

What Do You Know About Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

We know about ‘the terrible twos’ and also the angst and moods associated with teenagers but there is a disorder which can appear to have some of the same signs, and the earlier this is identified the better it is for all concerned. Characteristics associated with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) – which is classed as [...]

November 12, 2012 More