Specific code icon 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.
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
Description Synonyms
  • Personality disorder
Mortality Data
  • 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.govlink to 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):
  • 883 Disorders of personality & 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: