Young People: Findings: Moods and Feelings
We asked how you had been feeling in the previous 6 months.
A similar proportion of boys and girls (around 60%) reported losing their temper easily.
Girls were much more likely than boys to say it was true that they worried a lot. Girls were also more likely than boys to report serious emotional problems but boys reported more problem behaviour
More girls than boys said that they were helpful if someone was hurt, upset or feeling ill (64% compared to 46%).
About 1 in 5 of you said that you were easily distracted and found it difficult to concentrate.
93% of boys and girls reported that their behaviour was kind and helpful- at least some of the time!