F41.1: Generalized anxiety disorder

You have an anxiety disorder.

Anxiety is an unpleasant sensation of threat. There are mental conditions that leave you feeling more anxious than normal or anxious without just cause. There are a variety of reasons for these mental disorders. Physical and mental influences can play a role.

You have a mental disorder. As a result, you have been more anxious than normal for a long time. This disorder can also cause people to have many fears and worries.

When someone is afraid, a range of symptoms may appear. You can feel tense or light-headed, for example. Possible other symptoms are things like outbreaks of sweating, shaking or palpitations. You may also have digestive problems or have tensed muscles.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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