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Being irritable is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of two conditions: Anxiety and Depression.
For kids diagnosed with Depression, Being irritable is one of five symptoms related to Sadness, Anxiety, and Irritability according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Sadness, Anxiety, and Irritability among kids with Depression are:
Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Being irritable
When parents mention Being irritable they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargy||Often||8 mentions|
|Rashes (any cause)||Often||8 mentions|
|Frequent crying||Sometimes||4 mentions|
|Dry skin||Sometimes||3 mentions|
Characteristics of Being irritable
How common is Being irritable?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 35.73% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Being irritable.
Percentage of kids with Being irritable by year of age
This is based on a survey of 1030 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Being irritable “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.
|Outcome||Percent of Children||Total Mentions|
|A Few / Several Times|
|Severity||Percent of Children||Total Mentions|
|Not at All|