F93.1: Phobic anxiety disorder of childhood

You are scared of certain things or situations.

This fear is more exaggerated than in other people of your age.

Every life phase is accompanied by certain anxieties or worries. Children are often scared of the dark, for example. In your case, a particular fear is more exaggerated than in other people of your age. You have had this disorder since you were a child.

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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