Phobic anxiety disorders


phobic disorder: An anxiety disorder characterized by an intense, irrational fear of an object, activity, or situation. The individual seeks to avoid the object, activity, or situation. In adults, the individual recognizes that the fear is excessive or unreasonable.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode F5_PHOBANX
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: F40, ICD-9: 3002C/3002D, ICD-8: 3002
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: F40, ICD-9: 3002C/3002D, ICD-8: 3002
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 4
First defined in version DF2
DOID 591
GWAS catalog 1001908
MESH D010698
SNOMED CT 386810004

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 1642 1019 623
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.94 1.03 0.83
Mean age at first event (years) 33.96 33.64 34.48
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.85 0.79 0.96

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 2 2 2
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 41.66 41.81 41.41


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