Oth prob rel to prim support group, inc family circumstances (Z63)

Clinical Information for Oth prob rel to prim support group, inc family circumstances (Z63)

Bereavement - Refers to the whole process of grieving and mourning and is associated with a deep sense of loss and sadness.

Hospice Care - Specialized health care, supportive in nature, provided to a dying person. A holistic approach is often taken, providing patients and their families with legal, financial, emotional, or spiritual counseling in addition to meeting patients' immediate physical needs. Care may be provided in the home, in the hospital, in specialized facilities (HOSPICES), or in specially designated areas of long-term care facilities. The concept also includes bereavement care for the family. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)

Single Person - The unmarried man or woman.

Divorce - Legal dissolution of an officially recognized marriage relationship.

Single Person - The unmarried man or woman.

Family Conflict - Struggle or disagreement between parents, parent and child or other members of a family.

Hospices - Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.

Instructional Notations

Type 2 Excludes Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

  • maltreatment syndrome T74 T76
  • parent-child problems Z62
  • problems related to negative life events in childhood Z62
  • problems related to upbringing Z62