Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 300.23
Social phobia
  • ICD-9-CM 300.23 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 300.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Fear of eating in public
  • Generalised social phobia
  • Generalized social phobia (disorder)
  • Phobia, eating in public
  • Phobia, social
  • Social phobia, generalized
Applies To
  • Fear of:
    • eating in public
    • public speaking
    • washing in public
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 300.23 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F40.10 Social phobia, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 300.23:
  • Bathophobia 300.23
  • Bromidrosiphobia 300.23
  • Erythrophobia 300.23
  • Fear, fearfulness (complex) (reaction) 300.20
  • Phobia, phobic (reaction) 300.20
    • social 300.23
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