Valid for Submission
F33.2 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of major depressive disorder, recurrent severe without psychotic features. The code F33.2 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code F33.2 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like recurrent severe major depressive disorder co-occurrent with anxiety, seasonal affective disorder, severe major depression without psychotic features, severe recurrent major depression, severe recurrent major depression without psychotic features , severe seasonal affective disorder, etc.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code F33.2 are found in the index:
- - Depression (acute) (mental) - F32.9
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Recurrent severe major depressive disorder co-occurrent with anxiety
- Seasonal affective disorder
- Severe major depression without psychotic features
- Severe recurrent major depression
- Severe recurrent major depression without psychotic features
- Severe seasonal affective disorder
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Information for Patients
Also called: Clinical depression, Dysthymic disorder, Major depressive disorder, Unipolar depression
Depression is a serious medical illness. It's more than just a feeling of being sad or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 19 million teens and adults in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life. Symptoms can include
- Feeling sad or "empty"
- Loss of interest in favorite activities
- Overeating, or not wanting to eat at all
- Not being able to sleep, or sleeping too much
- Feeling very tired
- Feeling hopeless, irritable, anxious, or guilty
- Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems
- Thoughts of death or suicide
Depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. Depression can happen at any age, but it often begins in teens and young adults. It is much more common in women. Women can also get postpartum depression after the birth of a baby. Some people get seasonal affective disorder in the winter. Depression is one part of bipolar disorder.
There are effective treatments for depression, including antidepressants, talk therapy, or both.
NIH: National Institute of Mental Health
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