Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Does your child have temper tantrums all the time? Does he seem angrier than other children? Does he break a lot of rules - on purpose? Your child could have oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). You can get help.
What is ODD?
In young children, more boys have ODD than girls. But for teens and adults, the same number of males and females have it. More children who are deaf have ODD behaviors.
People with ODD can have other problems; sometimes sorting out the problem is hard because some of the behaviors are the same. Some problems that can be confused with ODD are:
If you think your child might have ODD, then you have a very tough job ahead
of you. Keep on reading. You can help your child.
Causes of ODD
Next: The signs of ODD