Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F60.9

Personality disorder, unspecified

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • F60.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F60.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 F60.9 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • 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.
Applicable To
  • Character disorder NOS
  • Character neurosis NOS
  • Pathological personality NOS
Approximate Synonyms
  • Personality disorder
ICD-10-CM F60.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 883 Disorders of personality and impulse control

Convert ICD-10-CM F60.9 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM F60.9: