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2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F60.9
Personality disorder, unspecified
F60.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
On October 1, 2014 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, F60.9 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
A diverse category of psychiatric disorders characterized by behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture; this pattern of deviation is pervasive and inflexible and is stable over time. The behavioral pattern negatively interferes with relationships and work.
A major deviation from normal patterns of behavior.
Personality disorders are long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that cause serious problems with relationships and work. People with personality disorders have difficulty dealing with everyday stresses and problems. They often have stormy relationships with other people. The exact cause of personality disorders is unknown. However, genes and childhood experiences may play a role.symptoms vary widely depending on the specific type of personality disorder. Treatment usually includes talk therapy and sometimes medicine.
When normal personality traits become inflexible and maladaptive, causing subjective distress or impaired social functioning, they can be considered disorders.
Character disorder NOS
Character neurosis NOS
Pathological personality NOS
Between 1999-2007 there were 12 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 F60.9 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.gov]
ICD-10 F60.9 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM F60.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v30.0):