ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 291.82

Alcoh induce sleep disor

Diagnosis Code 291.82

ICD-9: 291.82
Short Description: Alcoh induce sleep disor
Long Description: Alcohol induced sleep disorders
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 291.82

Code Classification
  • Mental disorders
    • Organic psychotic conditions (290-294)
      • 291 Alcoholic psychoses

Information for Medical Professionals

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Information for Patients

Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

Also called: Alcohol dependence

For most adults, moderate alcohol use is probably not harmful. However, about 18 million adult Americans have an alcohol use disorder. This means that their drinking causes distress and harm. It includes alcoholism and alcohol abuse.

Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is a disease that causes

  • Craving - a strong need to drink
  • Loss of control - not being able to stop drinking once you've started
  • Physical dependence - withdrawal symptoms
  • Tolerance - the need to drink more alcohol to feel the same effect

With alcohol abuse, you are not physically dependent, but you still have a serious problem. The drinking may cause problems at home, work, or school. It may cause you to put yourself in dangerous situations, or lead to legal or social problems.

Another common problem is binge drinking. It is drinking about five or more drinks in two hours for men. For women, it is about four or more drinks in two hours.

Too much alcohol is dangerous. Heavy drinking can increase the risk of certain cancers. It can cause damage to the liver, brain, and other organs. Drinking during pregnancy can harm your baby. Alcohol also increases the risk of death from car crashes, injuries, homicide, and suicide.

If you want to stop drinking, there is help. Start by talking to your health care provider. Treatment may include medicines, counseling, and support groups.

NIH: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

  • Alcohol use disorder
  • Alcohol withdrawal
  • Alcoholic ketoacidosis
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Alcoholic neuropathy
  • Deciding to quit drinking alcohol
  • Health risks of alcohol use
  • Helping a loved one with a drinking problem
  • How to stop drinking
  • Myths about drinking alcohol
  • When you are drinking too much - tips for cutting back

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Sleep Disorders

Is it hard for you to fall asleep or stay asleep through the night? Do you wake up feeling tired or feel very sleepy during the day, even if you have had enough sleep? You might have a sleep disorder. The most common kinds are

  • Insomnia - a hard time falling or staying asleep
  • Sleep apnea - breathing interruptions during sleep
  • Restless legs syndrome - a tingling or prickly sensation in the legs
  • Narcolepsy - daytime "sleep attacks"

Nightmares, night terrors, sleepwalking, sleep talking, head banging, wetting the bed and grinding your teeth are kinds of sleep problems called parasomnias. There are treatments for most sleep disorders. Sometimes just having regular sleep habits can help.

  • Changing your sleep habits
  • Drowsiness
  • EEG
  • Idiopathic hypersomnia
  • Irregular sleep-wake syndrome
  • Isolated sleep paralysis
  • Jet lag prevention
  • Medicines for sleep
  • Narcolepsy
  • Night terror
  • Nightmares
  • Polysomnography
  • Problems sleeping during pregnancy
  • Sleep and your health
  • Sleep disorders
  • Sleep disorders in the elderly
  • Sleep walking
  • Teenagers and sleep

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