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    Perspectives - The importance of recognizing conduct disorders as lifelong issues

    I am an adult who was diagnosed with ODD and some other related issues at a young age. If you're interested in my full story, feel free to read through some of my other posts and comments which provide more details. I am fortunate that I have transitioned to adulthood fairly successfully - I...
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    Parents, what medications were most effective for your difficult children?

    Hi parents, I am curious to hear what your children were formally diagnosed with and after experimentation, in your opinion, which medications were most effective in treating them? Are they still medicated now as adults? I know situations vary widely around here. I have written about my...
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    Parents, how did you respond when your adult children stopped medication?

    Hi all, I am curious to hear insights and thoughts from parents about how they addressed adult children who decided to stop medication. For context, I am currently 32 years old - I am a former difficult child who was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), anxiety and ODD and medicated with Prozac at age 5. I...
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    I'm an adult who was a difficult child. Medicated with Prozac at 5 yo for ODD/anxiety. My experience and advice. AMA.

    Hi all, I wanted to share my own experiences as a formerly difficult child with the hope that my perspective may help others through their parenting challenges. I'm 32 now and overall happy and healthy but growing up I was a horrific nightmare to deal with. From a very young age I had little to...