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How is oppositional defiant disorder treated?

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Meds VS Therapy: Behavior therapy would be the most effective one. Some medications such as stimulant or Tenex (guanfacine) are helpful. Consult clinician in the local area.

Answered 3/30/2016


Dr. Michael Welsh answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

Therapy: Individual and family therapy. Individual counseling for your child may help him or her learn to manage anger and express feelings in a healthier way. Family counseling may help improve your communication and relationships, and help members of your family learn how to work together.

Answered 1/16/2017



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