What Is Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) in Children?
Children who display recurring patterns of anger, defiance and uncooperative behavior toward authority are sometimes classified as having Oppositional Defiant Disorder or ODD. While several factors can contribute to ODD, for most children, the condition is treatable with psychotherapy, parental management training, and consistency. Understanding Oppositional Defiant Disorder Clinicians often group the signs of oppositional defiant disorder into three categories anger with irritability, defiant behavior, or vindictiveness. These are patterns [...]