Oppositional Defiant Disorder Resources, Support and References

Oppositional Defiant Disorder Support Groups

Support groups are important in helping individuals with oppositional defiant disorder, as well in providing the needed support of their caregivers and parents. The condition can be very distressing to the parents that they too need support in dealing with their children who may bring them out of their wits all the time with an unending test of their patience. Through support groups, parents and the child with oppositional defiant disorder will realize they are not alone in dealing with the condition.

Conduct Disorders

This is an online website for battle weary parents. Being a member of this online community allows you to discuss and express your feeling to members who are also coming from diverse geographic locations experiencing the same problems as them.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder Support Group

This is an online support group that offers answers to your questions about oppositional defiant disorder with informative resources about the condition. Research and treatment information are also available to members while being able to meet patients and family members with oppositional defiant disorder.

I Have Oppositional Defiant Disorder

This is an anonymous online support group for oppositional defiant disorder with a discussion forum for all the members.
Experience Project


This is an online website that promotes awareness of the ADHD condition and to provide support to both children and adults alike in dealing with the disorder.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder References

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[BACK] - 2: “Oppositional Defiant Disorder.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia.

[BACK] - 3: “Mental Health: Oppositional Defiant Disorder” WebMD.

[BACK] - 4: “Mental Health Disorders: Oppositional Defiant Disorder.” University of Virginia Health System.

[BACK] - 5: “Oppositional Defiant Disorder.” Mental Health. MayoClinic.com.

[BACK] - 6: “Oppositional defiant Disorder.” W. Douglas Tynan, PhD. eMedicine.

[BACK] - 7: “Oppositional Defiant Disorder.” Mind Site.

[BACK] - 8: “Oppositional Defiant Disorder.” Anthony Kane, MD, ADD ADHD Advances.

[BACK] - 9: “The Treatment of Oppositional Defiant Disorder.” Rigau-Ratera E., Garcia-Nonell C., Artigas-Pallares J. PubMed. www.pubmed.gov.
Internet Mental Health

[BACK] - 10: “Persistence and Desistence of Oppositional Defiant Disorder in a Community Sample of Children with ADHD.” August GJ, Realmuto GM, Joyce T., Hekter JM. Pubmed. www.pubmed.gov.
Internet Mental Health

[BACK] - 11: “Children With Oppositional defiant Disorder.” Facts for Families. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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Oppositional Defiant Disorder Topics

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