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293.84 Anxiety Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition Symptoms and Related DSM–5 Diagnosis

Anxiety Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition

Information related to Anxiety Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition as well as the specific symptoms follow below. While some of these Anxiety Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition symptoms may be recognized by family, teachers, legal and medical professionals, and others, only properly trained mental health professionals (psychologists, psychiatrists, professional counselors etc.) can or should even attempt to make a mental health diagnosis. A multitude of factors are considered in addition to the psychological symptoms in making a proper diagnosis, including medical and psychological testing considerations. This information is for information purposes only and should never replace the judgment and comprehensive assessment of a trained mental health clinician.

Anxiety Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition diagnostic criteria 293.84 (F06.4):

A. Panic attacks or anxiety is predominant in the clinical picture.
B. There is evidence from the history, physical examination, or laboratory findings that the disturbance is the direct pathophysiological consequence of another medical condition.
C. The disturbance is not better explained by another mental disorder.
D. The disturbance does not occur exclusively during the course of delirium.
E. The disturbance causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.

Coding note: Include the name of the other medical condition within the name of the mental disorder (e.g., 293. 84[F06.4] anxiety disorder due to pheochromocytoma). The other medical condition should be coded and listed separately immediately before the anxiety disorder due to the medical condition (e.g. 227.0 [D35. 00] pheochromocytoma; 293. 84 [F06.4] anxiety disorder due to pheochromocytoma.

Diagnostic Information and Criterion for Anxiety Disorders adapted from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition American Psychological Association by Paul Susic Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist

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