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Easily upset

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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 Easily upset

When parents mention Easily upset they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Anxiety in social situationsOften1 mention
FidgetingOften1 mention
IrritabilityOften1 mention
Making noises rather than using wordsOften1 mention
Mood swingsOften1 mention
NervousnessOften1 mention
Not making eye contactOften1 mention
Self-harmOften1 mention
Separation anxietyOften1 mention
Shyness or social anxietyOften1 mention

Characteristics of Easily upset

How common is Easily upset?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 45.86% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Easily upset.

Percentage of kids with Easily upset by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 447 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Easily upset “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

5%

22 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

16%

79 mentions
Weekly

22%

107 mentions
Monthly

14%

70 mentions
Annually

6%

29 mentions
A Few / Several Times

19%

91 mentions
Once

3%

13 mentions
Never

15%

75 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

5%

21 mentions
Severe

13%

58 mentions
Moderate

28%

125 mentions
Mild

34%

150 mentions
Not at All

21%

92 mentions

Discussion of Easily upset

What was your approach to Easily upset? What were the results?

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