ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 296.99

Episodic mood disord NEC

Diagnosis Code 296.99

ICD-9: 296.99
Short Description: Episodic mood disord NEC
Long Description: Other specified episodic mood disorder
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 296.99

Code Classification
  • Mental disorders
    • Other psychoses (295-299)
      • 296 Affective psychoses

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Agonistic behavior
  • Appropriate affect
  • Blunted affect
  • Blunting of mood
  • Complaining of feeling unhappy
  • Crying associated with mood
  • Cyclic mood swings
  • Dispiritment
  • Disturbance in mood
  • Diurnal variation of mood
  • Ecstasy
  • Elevated mood
  • Emotionally cold
  • Emotionally distant
  • Euphoria
  • Euthymic mood
  • Faddy behavior
  • Feeling a failure
  • Feeling abandoned
  • Feeling angry
  • Feeling emotionally hurt
  • Feeling mixed emotions
  • Feeling of discouragement
  • Flat affect
  • Hyperirritability
  • Hypomanic mood
  • Incongruity of mood
  • Indifference
  • Mood anorexia
  • Mood disorder
  • Mood disorder in full remission
  • Mood disorder with manic features due to general medical condition
  • Mood swings
  • Moody
  • Non-delusional perplexed mood
  • Overoptimism
  • Physiological disturbance associated with mood
  • Pleasurable affect
  • Rebound mood swings
  • Restricted affect
  • Right hemispheric organic affective disorder
  • Seasonal affective disorder
  • Seasonal variation of mood
  • Sensitivity
  • Severe mood disorder with psychotic features, mood-incongruent
  • Sublimation - mental defense mechanism
  • Temperamental
  • Unpleasurable affect
  • Unpredictable in mood
  • Variability of mood
  • Volatile Mood

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Mood Disorders

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 depression and 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.

  • Cyclothymic disorder

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