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Each score is a percentile comparing your child to other kids their age.
Mood swings is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of one condition: Depression.
For kids diagnosed with Depression, Mood swings is one of five symptoms related to Sadness, Anxiety, and Irritability according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Sadness, Anxiety, and Irritability among kids with Depression are:
Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Mood swings
When parents mention Mood swings they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Angry behavior||Often||15 mentions|
|Being irritable||Sometimes||2 mentions|
|Defiant behavior||Sometimes||2 mentions|
|Frequent crying||Sometimes||2 mentions|
|Difficulty focusing or concentrating||Sometimes||1 mention|
Characteristics of Mood swings
How common is Mood swings?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 29.57% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Mood swings.
Percentage of kids with Mood swings by year of age
This is based on a survey of 1055 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Mood swings “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|