ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 312.31

Pathological gambling

Diagnosis Code 312.31

ICD-9: 312.31
Short Description: Pathological gambling
Long Description: Pathological gambling
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 312.31

Code Classification
  • Mental disorders
    • Neurotic disorders, personality disorders, and other nonpsychotic mental disorders (300-316)
      • 312 Disturbance of conduct, not elsewhere classified

Information for Patients

Compulsive Gambling

Also called: Gambling addiction

Many people enjoy gambling, whether it's betting on a horse or playing poker on the Internet. Most people who gamble don't have a problem, but some lose control of their gambling. Signs of problem gambling include

  • Always thinking about gambling
  • Lying about gambling
  • Spending work or family time gambling
  • Feeling bad after you gamble, but not quitting
  • Gambling with money you need for other things

If you have concerns about your gambling, ask for help. Your health care provider can work with you to find the treatment that's best for you.

NIH: National Institutes of Health

  • Pathological gambling

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