Mile High Behavioral Health

Behavioral Disorders

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What are Behavioral Disorders?

Behavioral disorders develop in childhood or adolescence. Behavioral issues become disorders when the child develops chronic patterns of aggression, defiance, disruption and hostility. Children with behavioral disorders may have frequent tantrums, they may hurt themselves or others, be involved in criminal activities, become drug or alcohol abusers, or be openly defiant.

 

How can I learn more about Behavioral Disorders?

Information on Behavioral Disorders

 

What is Conduct Disorder?

Conduct Disorder is a behavioral and emotional disorder that is long lasting and violates the rights of others or violates basic social rules. Children and adolescents with this disorder have difficulty with following rules and behaving in a socially acceptable way.† The child or adolescent with this disorder may display a pattern of disruptive and violent behavior in many different settings. And they cause significant impairment in their social, academic, and family functioning.

 

What are the common signs or symptoms of Conduct Disorder?

 Aggressive behavior that causes or threatens harm to other people or animals

 Non-aggressive conduct that causes property loss or damage

 Deceitfulness or theft

 Serious rule violations 

 

What are possible effective treatments for Conduct Disorder?

Behavioral Therapy

Contingency Management

Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Family Therapy

Behavioral Parent Training

 

How can I learn more about Conduct Disorder?

Symptoms of Conduct Disorder

Information on Conduct Disorder

Basics on Conduct Disorder (Symptoms, Causes, Tests, and Treatments)

Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and FAQ about Conduct Disorder

Parent Support Forum for Parents of Children with Conduct Disorder

Signs/Symptoms, Research, and Prevalence of Conduct Disorder

Fact Sheet for Families: Conduct Disorder

 

What is Oppositional Defiance Disorder?

Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) is† a condition in children where there is an ongoing pattern of uncooperative, hostile, defiant, and annoying behavior towards people in authority. They may express their defiance by continually throwing tantrums, arguing, disobeying, talking back to their parents, teachers or other adults, and angry or disruptive behavior.

 

What are the common signs or symptoms of Oppositional Defiance Disorder?

 Actively does not follow adultsí requests

 Angry and resentful of others or seeks revenge

 Argues with adults and often questions rules

 Blames others for own mistakes

 Has few or no friends or has lost friends

 Is in constant trouble in school

 Touchy or easily annoyed and loses temper

 Frequent temper tantrums

 Deliberate attempts to annoy or upset people

 Mean and hateful talking when upset and behaves aggressively

 

What are possible effective treatments for Oppositional Defiance Disorder?

Behavioral Therapy

Contingency Management

Behavior Modification

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Problem Solving Skills

Anger Management

Stress Management

Solution Foucsed Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Family Therapy

Behavioral Parent Training

 

How can I learn more about Oppositional Defiance Disorder?

The Basics of Oppositional Defiance Disorder

Fact Sheet: Oppositional Defiance Disorder

Information on Oppositional Defiance Disorder

Symptoms of Oppositional Defiance Disorder

Information on Causes, Symptoms, Tests, and Treatments for Oppositional Defiance Disorder

Information on Treatment for Oppositional Defiance Disorder

Statistics for Oppositional Defiance Disorder

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