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Oppositional Defiant Disorder


Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Oppositional Defiant Disorder
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2007  
These guidelines are applicable to the evaluation of child and adolescent patients ages 18 and younger. They include descriptions of the disorder, the complexity of its development, and recommended treatment options.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): Oppositional Defiant Disorder
American Psychiatric Association, 2013
The DSM-V is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The DSM-V: Oppositional Defiant Disorder can be used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders. 

The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.

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