Dissociative and conversion disorders F44-

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 (F44) and the excluded code together.
  • malingering [conscious simulation] (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z76.5

    Malingerer [conscious simulation]

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    Applicable To
    • Person feigning illness (with obvious motivation)
    Type 1 Excludes
Includes Help
"Includes" further defines, or give examples of, the content of the code or category.
  • conversion hysteria
  • conversion reaction
  • hysteria
  • hysterical psychosis
Clinical Information
  • A disorder whose predominant feature is a loss or alteration in physical functioning that suggests a physical disorder but that is actually a direct expression of a psychological conflict or need.
  • Behavior exhibiting excessive or uncontrollable emotion, such as fear or panic; mental disorder characterized by emotional excitability and sometimes by amnesia or a physical deficit, such as paralysis, or a sensory deficit, without an organic cause.
  • Historical term for a chronic, but fluctuating, disorder beginning in early life and characterized by recurrent and multiple somatic complaints not apparently due to physical illness. This diagnosis is not used in contemporary practice.
  • F44 Dissociative and conversion disorders
    • F44.0 Dissociative amnesia
    • F44.1 Dissociative fugue
    • F44.2 Dissociative stupor
    • F44.4 Conversion disorder with motor symptom or deficit
    • F44.5 Conversion disorder with seizures or convulsions
    • F44.6 Conversion disorder with sensory symptom or deficit
    • F44.7 Conversion disorder with mixed symptom presentation
    • F44.8 Other dissociative and conversion disorders
      • F44.81 Dissociative identity disorder
      • F44.89 Other dissociative and conversion disorders
    • F44.9 Dissociative and conversion disorder, unspecified