2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F43.2

Adjustment disorders

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • F43.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM F43.2 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F43.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 F43.2 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Culture shock
  • Grief reaction
  • Hospitalism in children
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 (F43.2) and the excluded code together.
  • separation anxiety disorder of childhood (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F93.0

    Separation anxiety disorder of childhood

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mood [affective] disorders (F30-F39)
    • nonpsychotic mental disorders (F40-F48)
    • phobic anxiety disorder of childhood (F40.8)
    • social phobia (F40.1)
    F93.0
    )
The following code(s) above F43.2 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 F43.2:
  • 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
Clinical Information
  • A category of psychiatric disorders which are characterized by emotional or behavioral symptoms that develop within 3 months of a stressor and do not persist for more than an additional 6 months after the stressor is no longer present.
  • A condition in which a person responds to a stressful event (such as an illness, job loss, or divorce) with extreme emotions and actions that cause problems at work and home.
  • Feeling of great sorrow
  • Maladaptive reaction to psychosocial stressors which impairs social or occupational functioning. Usually a temporary condition that remits after new levels of adaptation are obtained or stressors have been removed.
  • Maladaptive reactions to identifiable psychosocial stressors occurring within a short time after onset of the stressor. They are manifested by either impairment in social or occupational functioning or by symptoms (depression, anxiety, etc.) that are in excess of a normal and expected reaction to the stressor.
  • Normal, appropriate sorrowful response to an immediate cause. It is self-limiting and gradually subsides within a reasonable time.
  • Social, psychological, or emotional difficulties in adapting to a new culture or similar difficulties in adapting to one's own culture as the result of rapid social or cultural changes.
  • Sorrowful response to an immediate cause; self-limiting and gradually subsides within a reasonable time.
  • Suffering and distress associated with loss.
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
Code annotations containing back-references to F43.2:
  • Type 2 Excludes: F32
    , F41
    , F94.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F32

    Major depressive disorder, single episode

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • single episode of agitated depression
    • single episode of depressive reaction
    • single episode of major depression
    • single episode of psychogenic depression
    • single episode of reactive depression
    • single episode of vital depression
    Type 1 Excludes
    • bipolar disorder (F31.-)
    • manic episode (F30.-)
    • recurrent depressive disorder (F33.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • adjustment disorder (F43.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F41

    Other anxiety disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • anxiety in:
    • acute stress reaction (F43.0)
    • transient adjustment reaction (F43.2)
    • neurasthenia (F48.8)
    • psychophysiologic disorders (F45.-)
    • separation anxiety (F93.0)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F94.2

    Disinhibited attachment disorder of childhood

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Affectionless psychopathy
    • Institutional syndrome
    Type 1 Excludes
    • reactive attachment disorder of childhood (F94.1)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
    • attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders (F90.-)
    • hospitalism in children (F43.2-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F43.2
F42.3 Hoarding disorder
F42.4 Excoriation (skin-picking) disorder
F42.8 Other obsessive-compulsive disorder
F42.9 Obsessive-compulsive disorder, unspecified
F43 Reaction to severe stress, and adjustment disorders
F43.0 Acute stress reaction
F43.1 Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
F43.10 Post-traumatic stress disorder, unspecified
F43.11 Post-traumatic stress disorder, acute
F43.12 Post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic
F43.2 Adjustment disorders
F43.20 Adjustment disorder, unspecified
F43.21 Adjustment disorder with depressed mood
F43.22 Adjustment disorder with anxiety
F43.23 Adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood
F43.24 Adjustment disorder with disturbance of conduct
F43.25 Adjustment disorder with mixed disturbance of emotions and conduct
F43.29 Adjustment disorder with other symptoms
F43.8 Other reactions to severe stress
F43.9 Reaction to severe stress, unspecified
F44 Dissociative and conversion disorders

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