Use the alphabetical index for the main term behavior to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".
- disorder, disturbance - See: Disorder, conduct;
- disruptive - See: Disorder, conduct;
- drug seeking - Z76.5 Malingerer [conscious simulation]
- inexplicable - R46.2 Strange and inexplicable behavior
- marked evasiveness - R46.5 Suspiciousness and marked evasiveness
- obsessive-compulsive - R46.81 Obsessive-compulsive behavior
- overactivity - R46.3 Overactivity
- poor responsiveness - R46.4 Slowness and poor responsiveness
- self-damaging (life-style) - Z72.89 Other problems related to lifestyle
- sleep-incompatible - Z72.821 Inadequate sleep hygiene
- slowness - R46.4 Slowness and poor responsiveness
- specified NEC - R46.89 Other symptoms and signs involving appearance and behavior
- strange (and inexplicable) - R46.2 Strange and inexplicable behavior
- suspiciousness - R46.5 Suspiciousness and marked evasiveness
- type A pattern - Z73.1 Type A behavior pattern
- undue concern or preoccupation with stressful events - R46.6 Undue concern and preoccupation with stressful events
- verbosity and circumstantial detail obscuring reason for contact - R46.7 Verbosity and circumstantial detail obscuring reason for contact
The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to behavior within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.
Adult: A person having attained full growth or maturity. Adults are of 19 through 44 years of age. For a person between 19 and 24 years of age, YOUNG ADULT is available.
Behavior: The observable response of a man or animal to a situation.