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Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Treatment for Teenagers Part 3 of 3

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Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is consistent defiant, disrespectful and challenging behavior toward people in authority. The key is the behavior disrupts daily life at home, school and in public. Treatment for ODD usually consists of a combination of psychotherapy and medication. There are many types of therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is commonly used to help adolescents with oppositional behavior. Teenagers are able to actively participate in individual, group…

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ADHD – Difficulty Paying Attention Part 2 of 5

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ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is defined as someone experiencing significant difficulties with inattentiveness or hyperactivity and impulsive behavior or a combination of the two. You may be familiar with the acronym, ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) which was used to describe people that experienced difficulty paying attention without the hyperactivity and impulsive component. Most medical and therapeutic communities no longer use the term ADD since the definition of ADHD (Attention…

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