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Oppositional Defiant Disorder Resources

Below information and resources about Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) are linked for you. We encourage you to explore these and to connect with your state or local National Federation of Families affiliate if you need support or are concerned that your child may be experiencing symptoms of ODD.


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ODD Symptoms and Treatment Information (AACAP)

AACAP's page on ODD offers a list of common symptoms and treatment including medications that may be helpful in controlling some of the more distressing symptoms of ODD and related coexistent conditions such as ADHD, anxiety, and mood disorders.

Symptoms, Parenting and Risk Factors (Child Mind Institute)
Read about the symptoms of ODD and how treatment can improve the parent-child relationship and improve a child's behavior.

What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder? (Healthline)

Healthline offers information about ODD symptoms, causes, criteria for diagnosis, treatment, strategies, educational impact and frequently asked questions.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Children (Stanford Children's Health)

This comprehensive page from Stanford Children's Health includes great information about ODD symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prevention strategies as well as tips for parents and caregivers and indicators that they should contact a health professional.

Oppositional Defiance Disorder Infographic
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