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Agitation

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The picture shows results for three topics: difficulty calming down with a score of 78 (Slightly High), tantrums or metldowns with a score of 40 (Typical) and crying with a score of 8 (Low)

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Agitation

When parents mention Agitation they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
AnxietyOften4 mentions
Angry behaviorOften2 mentions
Being irritableOften1 mention
CoughingOften1 mention
Difficulty learningOften1 mention
Difficulty with schoolworkOften1 mention
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargyOften1 mention
Generally upsetOften1 mention
IrritabilityOften1 mention
Low grades in schoolOften1 mention

Characteristics of Agitation

How common is Agitation?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 28.31% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Agitation.

Percentage of kids with Agitation by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 537 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Agitation “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

2%

13 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

13%

74 mentions
Weekly

19%

107 mentions
Monthly

11%

62 mentions
Annually

4%

23 mentions
A Few / Several Times

15%

86 mentions
Once

3%

19 mentions
Never

32%

181 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

2%

13 mentions
Severe

6%

34 mentions
Moderate

20%

105 mentions
Mild

34%

182 mentions
Not at All

38%

203 mentions

Discussion of Agitation

What was your approach to Agitation? What were the results?

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