Does Your Child Have Oppositional Defiant Disorder?
Oppositional Defiant Disorder- ODD help for parents
Does your child have Oppositional Defiant Disorder-ODD? Are you looking for information concerning Oppositional Defiant Disorder- ODD or ADHD treatment and medication?
If Oppositional Defiant Disorder- ODD child behavior is your concern and you want ODD treatment ideas, you have come to the right place.
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Which of These Oppositional Defiant Disorder- ODD Behaviors did Your Child Display in the past 180 days?
To 'earn' the official diagnosis for Oppositional Defiant Disorder- ODD your child has to display Oppositional Defiant Disorder- ODD behavior "more often" than is normal for children his age.
So what is "more often"? This is a very vague definition. Basically, what you need to do is to compare your child to others of his age group.
Remember that as your child goes through different stages as he grows. So when you child is three four times a week might be normal for certain behavior, but at seven even twice a week can be "more often" than normal.
How Many of These Oppositional Defiant Disorder- ODD Behaviors Does Your Child Display?
1- Gets angry and loses temper at least 2x a week
2- Talks back or argues with adults at least 2x a week
3- Chooses to defy or obey the requests of parents, teaches, or those in authority or to obey their rules at least 2x a week
4- Intentionally tires to bother others at least 4x per week
5- Refuses to take responsibility for his mistakes or misbehavior and blames them on others at least 1x in the past 3 months
6- Is overly sensitive or easily bothered by others at least 2x a week
7- Becomes angry and resentful at least 4x a week
8- Behaves in a vengeful or unforgiving manner at least 1 x in the past three months
If your child displays 4 out of these eight behaviors, then he or she might have Oppositional Defiant Disorder- ODD.
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Oppositional Defiant Disorder Treatment Program - Recommended Resources
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder: ODD Behavior Help
This is an excellent online program for parents of children with ODD. Great support. Great recommendations. This site has been around for a while so you know this program works.
- Defiant Teen Program
Another excellent program from the creators of the first program. This program focuses on teenage behavior problems.
- ADHD Medication and the Risk of Future Drug Abuse
Children with ADHD have a higher risk of future drug abuse.
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