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Each score is a percentile comparing your child to other kids their age.
Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Depression
When parents mention Depression they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Mood swings||Often||8 mentions|
|Mania (manic behavior)||Often||5 mentions|
|Angry behavior||Often||4 mentions|
|Anxiety in social situations||Often||4 mentions|
|Shyness or social anxiety||Often||4 mentions|
|Bipolar (manic and depressed) behavior||Sometimes||2 mentions|
|Difficulty paying attention||Sometimes||2 mentions|
|Not making eye contact||Sometimes||2 mentions|
Characteristics of Depression
How common is Depression?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 23.63% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Depression.
Percentage of kids with Depression by year of age
This is based on a survey of 474 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Depression “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|