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Signs and Symptoms of Selective mutism
All Signs & Symptoms of Selective mutism
Here are the top symptoms or behaviors listed by parents of kids diagnosed with Selective mutism:
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Conditions with similar symptoms to Selective mutism
Parents also mention the behaviors, signs, and symptoms associated with Selective mutism when they describe these conditions:
Symptom Frequency Number of mentions Nervousness Often 49 mentions Panic attacks Often 42 mentions Unusual fears or phobias Often 31 mentions Shyness or social anxiety Often 26 mentions Frequent crying Sometimes 25 mentions Angry behavior Sometimes 16 mentions Separation anxiety Sometimes 15 mentions Constant worry Sometimes 14 mentions Anxiety in social situations Sometimes 11 mentions Fidgeting Sometimes 11 mentions
Symptom Frequency Number of mentions Not making eye contact Often 70 mentions Delayed speech or language development Often 52 mentions Non-verbal (not able to use words) Often 52 mentions Sensitivity to sound (hyperacusis) Often 43 mentions Repetitive movement or behavior Sometimes 38 mentions Not talking Sometimes 37 mentions Limited (or lack of) social skills Sometimes 27 mentions Developmental delays (behind on expected milestones) Sometimes 23 mentions Lack of social skills Sometimes 20 mentions Rocking body back and forth Sometimes 19 mentions
Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
Symptom Frequency Number of mentions Hyperactivity Often 4 mentions Short attention span Often 4 mentions Difficulty focusing or concentrating Often 3 mentions Inattentiveness (or not listening to others) Often 2 mentions Low grades in school Often 2 mentions Angry behavior Sometimes 1 mention Anxiety Sometimes 1 mention Being irritable Sometimes 1 mention Crying Sometimes 1 mention Day dreaming Sometimes 1 mention