26 Jun 2018

Roughly 40 percent of children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) also have oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) or a related defiance or conduct disorder. Could your child’s defiance, anger, and disobedience be symptoms of ODD? Find out everything you need t...

28 May 2018

Your child is funny, charming, and spontaneous — but sometimes, the traits that make you love her so much conspire to drive you (and everyone else) up the wall. Here, Dr. Peter Jaska shares solutions to five of the most common behavior problems for impulsive kids with...

17 May 2018

It’s all too easy to envision doomsday scenarios when your teen with ADHD acts, well, like a teen! When her behavior gets too defiant, here’s a little perspective.

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Close your eyes and imagine you’re opening the mail. You find a progress report from your t...

26 Apr 2018

What parents of boys with ADHD should watch for as their sons pass through adolescence.

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Until he was 10 or 11, Robert was cheerful and lively, if sometimes distractible and hyper. Then came 12 and 13. “He alternates between couch potato and monster,” says...

25 Mar 2018

A whopping 40 percent of children with ADHD also develop oppositional defiant disorder — a condition marked by chronic aggression, frequent outbursts, and a tendency to argue, ignore requests, and engage in intentionally annoying behavior.

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23 Jan 2018

The mad, mad world of medicating—and un-medicating—a child diagnosed with ADHD and ODD.

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In November we had our six-month checkup with our son’s behavior specialist. We drove all the way back to Virginia (a seven-hour drive) just to maintain the ra...

11 Jan 2018

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Having ADHD along with a coexisting disruptive behavior disorder (ODD/CD) can complicate diagnosis and treatment and also worsen the prognosis. Even though many children with ADHD ultimately adjust, some (especially those with an associated condu...

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