Lack of interest is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of one condition: Depression.
Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Lack of interest
When parents mention Lack of interest they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargy||Often||3 mentions|
|Delayed speech or language development||Often||1 mention|
|Doesn't like to be touched||Often||1 mention|
|Not making eye contact||Often||1 mention|
|Obsession, fixation, or strong interest||Often||1 mention|
|Sensitivity to sound (hyperacusis)||Often||1 mention|
Characteristics of Lack of interest
How common is Lack of interest?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 23.17% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Lack of interest.
Percentage of kids with Lack of interest by year of age
This is based on a survey of 518 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Lack of interest “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|