2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F34.1

Dysthymic disorder

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • F34.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM F34.1 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F34.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 F34.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Depressive neurosis
  • Depressive personality disorder
  • Dysthymia
  • Neurotic depression
  • Persistent anxiety depression
  • Persistent depressive disorder
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (F34.1) and the excluded code together.
  • anxiety depression (mild or not persistent) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F41.8

    Other specified anxiety disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Anxiety depression (mild or not persistent)
    • Anxiety hysteria
    • Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder
    F41.8
    )
The following code(s) above F34.1 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to F34.1:
  • F01-F99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range F01-F99

    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders

    Includes
    • disorders of psychological development
    Type 2 Excludes
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chronic depressive personality disorder
  • Depressive personality disorder, chronic
  • Dysthymia
Clinical Information
  • A term used for any state of depression that is not psychotic.
  • An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.
  • Chronic affective disorder characterized by either relatively mild depressive symptoms or marked loss of pleasure in usual activities.
  • Chronically depressed mood that occurs for most of the day more days than not for at least 2 years. The required minimum duration in children to make this diagnosis is 1 year. During periods of depressed mood, at least 2 of the following additional symptoms are present: poor appetite or overeating, insomnia or hypersomnia, low energy or fatigue, low self esteem, poor concentration or difficulty making decisions, and feelings of hopelessness. (dsm-iv)
ICD-10-CM F34.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 881 Depressive neuroses

Convert F34.1 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F34.1:
  • Depression (acute) (mental) F32.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F32.9

    Major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Depression NOS
    • Depressive disorder NOS
    • Major depression NOS
    • anxiety F41.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F41.8

      Other specified anxiety disorders

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Anxiety depression (mild or not persistent)
      • Anxiety hysteria
      • Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder
      • persistent F34.1
    • nervous F34.1
    • neurotic F34.1
    • psychoneurotic F34.1
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • depressive F32.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F32.9

      Major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Depression NOS
      • Depressive disorder NOS
      • Major depression NOS
      • persistent F34.1
    • mood F39
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F39

      Unspecified mood [affective] disorder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Affective psychosis NOS
      • persistent F34.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F34.9

        Persistent mood [affective] disorder, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        • dysthymia F34.1
    • personality F60.9
      - see also Personality
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F60.9

      Personality disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Character disorder NOS
      • Character neurosis NOS
      • Pathological personality NOS
      • depressive F34.1
      • hypothymic F34.1
    • dysthymic F34.1
  • Dysthymia F34.1
  • Neurosis, neurotic F48.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F48.9

    Nonpsychotic mental disorder, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Neurosis NOS
    • depressive F34.1 (reaction) (type)
  • Personality (disorder) F60.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F60.9

    Personality disorder, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Character disorder NOS
    • Character neurosis NOS
    • Pathological personality NOS
    • depressive F34.1
    • hypothymic F34.1
  • Reaction - see also Disorder
    • depressive (single episode) F32.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F32.9

      Major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Depression NOS
      • Depressive disorder NOS
      • Major depression NOS
      • neurotic F34.1
      • psychoneurotic F34.1
    • psychoneurotic - see also Neurosis
      • depressive F34.1
    • neurotic-depressive F34.1
  • State (of)
    • depressive F32.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F32.9

      Major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Depression NOS
      • Depressive disorder NOS
      • Major depression NOS
      • neurotic F34.1

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F34.1
F33.2 Major depressive disorder, recurrent severe without psychotic features
F33.3 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, severe with psychotic symptoms
F33.4 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, in remission
F33.40 …… unspecified
F33.41 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, in partial remission
F33.42 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, in full remission
F33.8 Other recurrent depressive disorders
F33.9 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, unspecified
F34 Persistent mood [affective] disorders
F34.0 Cyclothymic disorder
F34.1 Dysthymic disorder
F34.8 Other persistent mood [affective] disorders
F34.81 Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder
F34.89 Other specified persistent mood disorders
F34.9 Persistent mood [affective] disorder, unspecified
F39 Unspecified mood [affective] disorder
F40 Phobic anxiety disorders
F40.0 Agoraphobia
F40.00 …… unspecified
F40.01 …… with panic disorder
F40.02 …… without panic disorder

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