Codes within categories F90-F98 may be used regardless of the age of a patient. These disorders generally have onset within the childhood or adolescent years, but may continue throughout life or not be diagnosed until adulthood

  1. F93 Emotional disorders with onset specific to childhood

    1. F93.0 Separation anxiety disorder of childhood

    2. F93.8 Other childhood emotional disorders

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Identity disorder
    3. F93.9 Childhood emotional disorder, unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.