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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Characterized by recurring, unwanted, intrusive ideas, images, or impulses and unrelenting urges to act on the impulses. The obsessions and compulsions cause great distress and interfere with school and relationships. Children with OCD often worry or fear that they or loved ones will be harmed and feel compelled to do something to neutralize their fear.
OCYF – Office of Children, Youth and Families
ODAP – Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs
ODP – Office of Developmental Programs
OIS – Office of Information Systems
OMA – Office of Medical Assistance
OMAP – Office of Medical Assistance Programs
OMB – Office of Management and Budget
OMH – Office of Mental Health
OMHC – Outpatient Mental Health Center
OMHSAS – Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
ONDCP – Office of National Drug Control Policy
OP – Outpatient Services
Oppositional Defiant Disorder – A recurring pattern of negative, defiant, and disobedient behavior, often directed at authority figures. Children with oppositional defiant disorder are stubborn, difficult, and disobedient without being physically aggressive or actually violating the rights of others.
ORC – Other Related Conditions
Osgood-Schlatter Disease – Inflammation of the bone and cartilage at the top of the shinbone (tibia). The cause is thought to be repetitive, excessive pulling by the tendon of the kneecap on its point of attachment at the top of the shinbone. The major symptoms are pain, swelling, and tenderness in the area.
OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSP – Office of Social Programs
Osteopetroses – A group of rare disorders that increase the density of bones, occurring when the body does not recycle old bone cells. Typical symptoms include impaired bone growth and thick bones that easily break.
OTC – Over The Counter
OTN – Offense Tracking Number
OTR – Occupational Therapist (Registered)
Outpatient – A patient who is receiving ambulatory care at a hospital or other facility without being admitted to the facility.
OVR – Office of Vocational Rehabilitation