ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 309.22

Emancipation disorder

Diagnosis Code 309.22

ICD-9: 309.22
Short Description: Emancipation disorder
Long Description: Emancipation disorder of adolescence and early adult life
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 309.22

Code Classification
  • Mental disorders
    • Neurotic disorders, personality disorders, and other nonpsychotic mental disorders (300-316)
      • 309 Adjustment reaction

Information for Patients

Teen Mental Health

Being a teenager is hard. You're under stress to be liked, do well in school, get along with your family, and make big decisions. You can't avoid most of these pressures, and worrying about them is normal. But feeling very sad, hopeless or worthless could be warning signs of a mental health problem.

Mental health problems are real, painful, and sometimes severe. You might need help if you have the signs mentioned above, or if you

  • Often feel very angry or very worried
  • Feel grief for a long time after a loss or death
  • Think your mind is controlled or out of control
  • Use alcohol or drugs
  • Exercise, diet and/or binge-eat obsessively
  • Hurt other people or destroy property
  • Do reckless things that could harm you or others

Mental health problems can be treated. To find help, talk to your parents, school counselor, or health care provider.

  • Help your teen cope with stress
  • Helping your teen with depression
  • Managing your depression - teens
  • Recognizing teen depression

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