Diagnosis Code F94.1
Information for Medical Professionals
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 313.89 - Emotional dis child NEC (approximate) Approximate Flag
The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
- Childhood or adolescent disorder of social functioning
- Mental disorder of infancy, childhood or adolescence
- Reactive attachment disorder
- Reactive attachment disorder of early childhood
- Reactive attachment disorder of infancy
- Reactive attachment disorder of infancy OR early childhood
- Reactive attachment disorder of infancy OR early childhood, disinhibited type
- Reactive attachment disorder of infancy OR early childhood, inhibited type
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code F94.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Type 1 Excludes Notes: Type 1 Excludes Notes
A type 1 Excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means “NOT CODED HERE!” An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
- disinhibited attachment disorder of childhood (F94.2)
- normal variation in pattern of selective attachment
- Type 2 Excludes Notes: "And"
The word “and” should be interpreted to mean either “and” or “or” when it appears in a title.
- Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
- maltreatment syndromes (T74.-)
- sexual or physical abuse in childhood, resulting in psychosocial problems (Z62.81-)
Information for Patients
Child Mental Health
It's important to recognize and treat mental illnesses in children early on. Once mental illness develops, it becomes a regular part of your child's behavior. This makes it more difficult to treat.
But it's not always easy to know when your child has a serious problem. Everyday stresses can cause changes in your child's behavior. For example, getting a new brother or sister or going to a new school may cause a child to temporarily act out. Warning signs that it might be a more serious problem include
- Problems in more than one setting (at school, at home, with peers)
- Changes in appetite or sleep
- Social withdrawal or fear of things he or she did not used to be not afraid of
- Returning to behaviors more common in younger children, such as bedwetting
- Signs of being upset, such as sadness or tearfulness
- Signs of self-destructive behavior, such as head-banging or suddenly getting hurt often
- Repeated thoughts of death
To diagnose mental health problems, the doctor or mental health specialist looks at your child's signs and symptoms, medical history, and family history. Treatments include medicines and talk therapy.
NIH: National Institute of Mental Health
- Reactive attachment disorder of infancy or early childhood (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Stress in childhood (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Traumatic events and children (Medical Encyclopedia)