How is oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) diagnosed?
Assessment and diagnosis of oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) in children is usually performed by an experienced specialist health professional, such as a pediatrician or child psychiatrist. Adults are generally assessed and diagnosed by a psychiatrist. The assessment of ODD is complex. and includes a medical assessment and a comprehensive review of symptoms and their impact on your life.
Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 24 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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