F93.0: Separation anxiety disorder of childhood

You are extremely worried about being separated from one or more people. This person or people are very important to you.

One or more people in your life are very important to you. You are extremely worried about being separated from these people. You may also be worried that something bad will happen to these people. When you are separated from these people you are very unhappy. You may also be very unhappy when you are alone. You may then cry and find it difficult to be calm. You may also be aggressive then. So you avoid being separated from people who are important to you. So you may no longer be going to school. You probably also avoid being alone.

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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