Tantrums, resistance to chores, negativity--occasional clashes between
parents and children are not uncommon. But when a child's defiance is
chronic and disruptive of family life, he or she may have Oppositional
Defiant Disorder (ODD). In this clear and accessible resource for clinicians
and school practitioners, parents, students of child behavior, and teachers,
Dr. Barkley illuminates: The nature of ODD, Its causes, Why it should be
dealt with early, What can be done.