What We Treat

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

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Oppositional Defiant Disorder is a disorder in children and adolescents defined by a pattern of angry, irritable mood, argumentative, defiant behaviour or vindictiveness lasting more than six months.

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a disorder in children and adolescents defined by a pattern of angry, irritable mood, argumentative, defiant behaviour, or vindictiveness lasting at least six months.
Symptoms:
Symptoms include where the child actively refuses to comply with majority’s requests or consensus-supported rules; performs actions deliberately to annoy others, is angry and resentful of others; argues often; blames others for their own mistakes; frequently loses temper; is spiteful or seeks revenge; and is touchy or easily for a period longer than 6 months,.

Treatment

Approaches to the treatment of ODD include Cognitive Behavioral therapy, parent management training, family therapy and social skills training.