2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F39

Unspecified mood [affective] disorder

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • F39 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 F39 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F39 - other international versions of ICD-10 F39 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Affective psychosis NOS
The following code(s) above F39 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 F39:
  • 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
  • Affective psychosis
  • Episodic mood disorder
  • Mild mood disorder
  • Moderate mood disorder
  • Mood disorder
  • Mood disorder in full remission
  • Mood disorder in partial remission
  • Mood disorder severe with psychosis mood incongruent
  • Mood disorder, mild
  • Mood disorder, moderate
  • Mood disorder, partial remission
  • Mood disorder, severe
  • Mood disorder, severe, w psychosis, mood incongruent
  • Mood disorder, severe, with psychosis
  • Mood disorder, severe, with psychosis, mood congruent
  • Mood disorder, severe, without psychosis
  • Severe mood disorder
  • Severe mood disorder with psychotic features
  • Severe mood disorder with psychotic features, mood-congruent
  • Severe mood disorder with psychotic features, mood-incongruent
  • Severe mood disorder without psychotic features
Clinical Information
  • A category of psychiatric disorders which have as their most predominant feature a disturbance in mood.
  • Disorders in which the essential feature is a severe disturbance in mood (depression, anxiety, elation, and excitement) accompanied by psychotic symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, gross impairment in reality testing, etc.
  • Emotional behavior inappropriate for one's age or circumstances, characterized by unusual excitability, guilt, anxiety, or hostility.
  • Mental disorders characterized by a disturbance in mood which is abnormally depressed or elated. Compare emotional stability or emotionally disturbed.
  • Most people feel sad or irritable from time to time. They may say they're in a bad mood. A mood disorder is different. It affects a person's everyday emotional state. Nearly one in ten people aged 18 and older have mood disorders. These include
    • major depressive disorder
    • dysthymic disorder (a chronic, mild depression)
    • bipolar disorder (also called manic depression)
    mood disorders can increase a person's risk for heart disease, diabetes, and other diseases. Treatments include medication, psychotherapy, or a combination of both. With treatment, most people with mood disorders can lead productive lives.
  • Those disorders that have a disturbance in mood as their predominant feature.
ICD-10-CM F39 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 885 Psychoses

Convert F39 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 F39:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F39
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
F40.1 Social phobias
F40.10 Social phobia, unspecified
F40.11 Social phobia, generalized
F40.2 Specific (isolated) phobias
F40.21 Animal type phobia

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.