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Forgetfulness

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Each score is a percentile comparing your child to other kids their age.

How severe is your child's overall forgetfulness?

(designed for kids 18 months or older)

Forgetfulness is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of one condition: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

For kids diagnosed with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Forgetfulness is one of two symptoms related to Anxiety according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Anxiety among kids with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are:

  1. Anxiety
  2. Trouble sleeping or insomnia

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Forgetfulness

When parents mention Forgetfulness they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Angry behaviorOften4 mentions
FidgetingOften3 mentions
Difficulty readingOften2 mentions
Short attention spanOften2 mentions
Absent-mindednessSometimes1 mention
Defiant behaviorSometimes1 mention
Difficulty completing tasksSometimes1 mention
Difficulty focusing in schoolSometimes1 mention
Difficulty focusing or concentratingSometimes1 mention
Difficulty learningSometimes1 mention

Characteristics of Forgetfulness

How common is Forgetfulness?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 37.48% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Forgetfulness.

Percentage of kids with Forgetfulness by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 539 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Forgetfulness “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

9%

43 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

18%

84 mentions
Weekly

19%

88 mentions
Monthly

10%

46 mentions
Annually

3%

14 mentions
A Few / Several Times

11%

50 mentions
Once

3%

12 mentions
Never

26%

120 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

10%

53 mentions
Severe

11%

61 mentions
Moderate

16%

88 mentions
Mild

17%

92 mentions
Not at All

45%

245 mentions

Discussion of Forgetfulness

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

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