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. F94 Disorders of social functioning with onset specific to childhood and adolescence

    1. F94.0 Selective mutism

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Elective mutism
    2. F94.1 Reactive attachment disorder of childhood

    3. F94.2 Disinhibited attachment disorder of childhood

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Affectionless psychopathy
      • Institutional syndrome
    4. F94.8 Other childhood disorders of social functioning

    5. F94.9 Childhood disorder of social functioning, 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.