ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 297.9

Paranoid state NOS

Diagnosis Code 297.9

ICD-9: 297.9
Short Description: Paranoid state NOS
Long Description: Unspecified paranoid state
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 297.9

Code Classification
  • Mental disorders
    • Other psychoses (295-299)
      • 297 Paranoid states

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Believes phones are bugged
  • Believes television is bugged
  • Bizarre delusion
  • Bizarre delusion associated with bodily sensation
  • Delusion associated with sexual hallucinations
  • Delusion associated with smell
  • Delusion of control of handwriting
  • Delusion of depersonalization
  • Delusion of foul odor
  • Delusion of guilt
  • Delusion of heart disease syndrome
  • Delusion of infidelity
  • Delusion of own appearance
  • Delusion of poverty
  • Delusion of replacement of will by external force
  • Delusion of unworthiness
  • Delusional conclusion
  • Delusional disorder
  • Delusional hyperhidrosis
  • Delusional memories
  • Delusional mood
  • Delusional perception
  • Delusional transference
  • Delusions
  • Delusions in Alzheimer's disease
  • Delusions of infestation
  • Delusions of parasitosis
  • Depressive delusion of catastrophe
  • Depressive hypochondriacal delusion
  • Grandiose delusion disorder
  • Hyperschemazia
  • Ideas of reference
  • Mood-congruent delusion
  • Mood-incongruent delusion
  • On examination - paranoid delusions
  • Passivity of drive
  • Persistent delusional disorder
  • Pornographomania
  • Primary delusions
  • Pseudologia fantastica
  • Somatic delusion disorder
  • Thought broadcast
  • Thought commentary

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Personality Disorders

Personality disorders are a group of mental illnesses. They involve long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible. The behaviors cause serious problems with relationships and work. People with personality disorders have trouble dealing with everyday stresses and problems. They often have stormy relationships with other people.

The cause of personality disorders is unknown. However, genes and childhood experiences may play a role.

The symptoms of each personality disorder are different. They can mild or severe. People with personality disorders may have trouble realizing that they have a problem. To them, their thoughts are normal, and they often blame others for their problems. They may try to get help because of their problems with relationships and work. Treatment usually includes talk therapy and sometimes medicine.

  • Antisocial personality disorder
  • Avoidant personality disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Dependent personality disorder
  • Histrionic personality disorder
  • Narcissistic personality disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
  • Paranoid personality disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Schizoid personality disorder
  • Schizotypal personality disorder

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Psychotic Disorders

Also called: Psychoses

Psychotic disorders are severe mental disorders that cause abnormal thinking and perceptions. People with psychoses lose touch with reality. Two of the main symptoms are delusions and hallucinations. Delusions are false beliefs, such as thinking that someone is plotting against you or that the TV is sending you secret messages. Hallucinations are false perceptions, such as hearing, seeing, or feeling something that is not there.

Schizophrenia is one type of psychotic disorder. People with bipolar disorder may also have psychotic symptoms. Other problems that can cause psychosis include alcohol and some drugs, brain tumors, brain infections, and stroke.

Treatment depends on the cause of the psychosis. It might involve drugs to control symptoms and talk therapy. Hospitalization is an option for serious cases where a person might be dangerous to himself or others.

  • Brief psychotic disorder
  • Hallucinations
  • Major depression with psychotic features
  • Mental status testing
  • Psychosis
  • Schizoaffective disorder

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