Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F91.3

Oppositional defiant disorder

  • F91.3 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, F91.3 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • A behavior disorder characterized by a persistent pattern of defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior towards authority figures, manifested by a frequent loss of temper, arguing, becoming angry or vindictive, or other negativistic behaviors.
  • A psychopathological disorder, usually beginning in childhood, consisting of negativism, disobedience, and hostile behavior toward authority figures.
  • Recurrent pattern of negativistic, defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior toward authority figures that persists for at least 6 months and is characterized by frequent occurrence of at least four of the following behaviors: losing temper, arguing with adults, actively defying or refusing to comply with requests or rules of adults, deliberately annoying others, blaming others for own mistakes, easily annoyed, angry or resentful; frequently attention deficit disorders and learning disorders are associated with this disorder.
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 2 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 F91.3 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 F91.3 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM F91.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 886 Behavioral & developmental disorders
Convert ICD-10-CM F91.3 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM F91.3: