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Old 08-29-2013, 10:25 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Warako View Post
I have a really bad problem with my child because he is not listening to me anymore, he is annoying adults deliberately, revenge seeking. The only thing i could think about was ODD and I found this http://www.defiantly.co.uk but i need some more info.
Warako,

I'm really sorry to hear you're having these difficulties, having raised a child with ODD, solitary-aggressive type. To say it was difficult is the understatement of the century.

The diagnostic criteria can be found here:
http://www.conductdisorders.com/foru...odd-article-4/

I'm not normally one to automatically refer a psychologist. But ODD can only be diagnosed by a mental health professional, and their help is often necessary, as ODD over time can completely erode family relationships. The solitary aggressive type can be a danger to themselves and family members. I'm not trying to be alarmist, but please do seek a diagnosis and help from a trained professional.

I wish you and your child the best possible outcome!
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