ODD | Oppositional Defiant Disorder | Troubled Boys

ODD | Oppositional Defiant Disorder | Troubled Boys

Often times troubled boys are oppositional argumentative and distracted, completely absorbed in their own concerns and thoughts, this could be because they have ODD also called oppositional defiant disorder. However, defiant, disrespectful, and hostile behavior should be carefully examined in troubled boys when they are beginning to be extremely affected in social, family, or academic life. Liahona Academy is a residential treatment center that helps troubled boys that struggle with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). If you are a parent in need of help for your troubled boys with ODD call us at 1-800-675-8101. ODD | Oppositional Defiant Disorder | Troubled Boys

Although it is rarely easy to distinguish oppositional defiant disorder from normal oppositional behavior there are some signs or symptoms that can determine ODD. Troubled Boys with ODD show a pattern of uncooperative, defiant, and hostile behavior toward to authority figures that interferes with their day to day functioning.

Treating Troubled Boys Struggling with ODD

Troubled boys with oppositional defiant disorder argue with adults, deliberately annoy others, loose their tempers, and actively defy adult rules regularly. Words parents often use to describe troubled boys with ODD are words such as hostile, negative, defiant, pessimistic, aggressive, angry, unreasonable, spiteful, vindictive, and bad tempered. 

It is important that if you as a parent realize that your troubled boys’s defiance may actually be caused by ODD, troubled boys with ODD need to receive help and get therapeutic treatment in order to resolve the issue. It is also important to choose the right intervention or treatment center that will build your troubled boys self-esteem not destroy it. Liahona Academy helps troubled boys get to the core issue of their ODD with our small student population which gives us the ability to give more one-on-one attention to students than most residential treatment centers. We create an individualized treatment plan that is suited to your child's individual issues along with behavior modification.

Parents with troubled boys that are struggling with oppositional defiant disorder can find therapeutic treatment at Liahona Academy. If Liahona Academy sounds like the right residential treatment center for your troubled boys or you would like more information please call us at 1-800-675-8101

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