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Quietness

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How strong is your child's general quietness?

Quietness is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of one condition: Depression.

For kids diagnosed with Depression, Quietness is one of five symptoms related to Dim Outlook according to Sleuth parents. All of the symptoms of Dim Outlook among kids with Depression are:

  1. Feeling hopeless
  2. Lack of interest
  3. Low motivation
  4. Low self-esteem / lack of self-confidence
  5. Sleeping a lot

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Quietness

When parents mention Quietness they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Keeping alone (keeping to self)Often4 mentions
Being irritableOften2 mentions
Shyness or social anxietyOften2 mentions
Angry behaviorSometimes1 mention
Anti-social behaviorSometimes1 mention
Doesn't like to be touchedSometimes1 mention
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargySometimes1 mention
FeverSometimes1 mention
ForgetfulnessSometimes1 mention
IrritabilitySometimes1 mention

Characteristics of Quietness

How common is Quietness?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 26.45% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Quietness.

Percentage of kids with Quietness by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 518 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Quietness “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

8%

33 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

10%

42 mentions
Weekly

12%

51 mentions
Monthly

11%

48 mentions
Annually

5%

22 mentions
A Few / Several Times

13%

55 mentions
Once

2%

8 mentions
Never

41%

179 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

5%

26 mentions
Severe

7%

38 mentions
Moderate

14%

73 mentions
Mild

21%

107 mentions
Not at All

53%

274 mentions

Discussion of Quietness

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

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