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Unusual fears or phobias is a common topic in parents’ descriptions of one condition: Anxiety.
Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Unusual fears or phobias
When parents mention Unusual fears or phobias they also mention these other symptoms:
|Symptom||Frequency||Number of mentions|
|Panic attacks||Often||5 mentions|
|Shyness or social anxiety||Often||5 mentions|
|Frequent crying||Often||4 mentions|
|Fast or racing heartbeat||Sometimes||2 mentions|
|Separation anxiety||Sometimes||2 mentions|
Characteristics of Unusual fears or phobias
How common is Unusual fears or phobias?
Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 22.99% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Unusual fears or phobias.
Percentage of kids with Unusual fears or phobias by year of age
This is based on a survey of 509 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Unusual fears or phobias “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|