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Depressive Disorders and Related DSM-5 Diagnostic Codes:







Depressive disorders:

Information related to the Depressive Disorders follow below. While some of these Depressive Disorders and related 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.




Specific Depressive Disorders and Related DSM-5 Diagnostic Codes:

296.99 (F34.8) Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

Major Depressive Disorder: Single Episode

296.21 (F32.0) Mild
296.22 (F32.0) Moderate
296.23 (F32.2) Severe
296.24 (F32.0) With Psychotic Features
296.25 (32.4) In Partial Remission
296.26 (F32.5) In Full Remission
296.20 (F32.9) Unspecified

Major Depressive Disorder: Recurrent Episode

296.31 (F33.0) Mild
296.32 (F33.1) Moderate
296.33 (F33.2) Severe
296.34 (F33.3) With Psychotic Features
296.35 (F33.41) In Partial Remission
296.36 (F33.42) In Full Remission
296.30 (F33.9) Unspecified

300.4 (F34.1) Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)

Specify if: In Partial Remission, In Full Remission
Specify if: Early Onset, Late Onset
Specify if: With Pure Dysthymic Syndrome; With Persistent Major Depressive Episode; With

Intermittent Major Depressive Episodes, With Current Episode; With Intermittent Major Depressive Episodes, Without Current Episode.
Specify current severity: Mild, Moderate, Severe

625.4 (N94.3) Premenstrual /Dysmorphic Disorder
Substance /Medication – Induced Depressive Disorder
Note: See the criteria set and corresponding recording procedures for substance-specific codes and ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM coding
Specify if: With onset during intoxication, With onset during withdrawal

293. 83 Depressive Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition

Specify if:
(F06.31) With depressive features
(F06.32) With major depressive-like episode
(F06.34) With mixed features
311 (F32.8) Other specified depressive disorder
311 (F 32.9) Unspecified depressive disorder

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