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How is oppositional defiant disorder treated?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Welsh
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Welsh
Dr. Michael Welsh
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Behaviorally

Here is a dvd which will help: http://www.
Amazon.Com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?Url=search-alias%3daps&field-keywords=the+20+minute+behavioral+miracle.

In brief: Behaviorally

Here is a dvd which will help: http://www.
Amazon.Com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?Url=search-alias%3daps&field-keywords=the+20+minute+behavioral+miracle.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Madan Uprety
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Madan Uprety
Dr. Madan Uprety
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