Is “Oppositional Defiant Disorder” a Diagnosis or a Symptom, and How is it Treated?

Young girl with ODD looks angrily at the viewer.

In my latest book, Managing the 5 Most Challenging Childhood Behavioral Health Conditions of Our Day, I write about behavioral challenges and some of the overlapping conditions. In today’s post, I want to share more about the idiosyncrasies of the condition referred to as “Oppositional Defiant Disorder,” or ODD. What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder? Oppositional Defiant Disorder is a disorder […]

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