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Feeling helpless or overwhelmed

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How severe is your child's feelings of helplessness or being overwhelmed?

(designed for kids 12 months or older)

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Feeling helpless or overwhelmed

When parents mention Feeling helpless or overwhelmed they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Separation anxietyOften1 mention

Characteristics of Feeling helpless or overwhelmed

How common is Feeling helpless or overwhelmed?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 35.62% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Feeling helpless or overwhelmed.

Percentage of kids with Feeling helpless or overwhelmed by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 511 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Feeling helpless or overwhelmed “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

3%

19 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

9%

47 mentions
Weekly

17%

94 mentions
Monthly

12%

66 mentions
Annually

7%

41 mentions
A Few / Several Times

12%

66 mentions
Once

3%

17 mentions
Never

36%

201 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

6%

31 mentions
Severe

8%

41 mentions
Moderate

22%

110 mentions
Mild

21%

109 mentions
Not at All

43%

220 mentions

Discussion of Feeling helpless or overwhelmed

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