ICD-10 Diagnosis Code F06.4

Anxiety disorder due to known physiological condition

Diagnosis Code F06.4

ICD-10: F06.4
Short Description: Anxiety disorder due to known physiological condition
Long Description: Anxiety disorder due to known physiological condition
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code F06.4

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Code Classification
  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Mental disorders due to known physiological conditions (F01-F09)
      • Other mental disorders due to known physiological condition (F06)

Information for Patients


Anxiety

Fear and anxiety are part of life. You may feel anxious before you take a test or walk down a dark street. This kind of anxiety is useful - it can make you more alert or careful. It usually ends soon after you are out of the situation that caused it. But for millions of people in the United States, the anxiety does not go away, and gets worse over time. They may have chest pains or nightmares. They may even be afraid to leave home. These people have anxiety disorders. Types include

  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Phobias
  • Generalized anxiety disorder

Treatment can involve medicines, therapy or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health

  • Generalized anxiety disorder (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): When Worry Gets Out of Control - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Institute of Mental Health)
  • Generalized anxiety disorder - children (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Generalized anxiety disorder -- self-care (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Palliative care - fear and anxiety (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Separation anxiety in children (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Stress and your health (Medical Encyclopedia)


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