Diagnosis Code Y07
Information for Medical Professionals
References found for the code Y07 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Includes Notes: Includes Notes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.
- perpetrator of abandonment
- perpetrator of emotional neglect
- perpetrator of mental cruelty
- perpetrator of physical abuse
- perpetrator of physical neglect
- perpetrator of sexual abuse
- perpetrator of torture
- Codes from this category are for use only in cases of confirmed abuse (T74.-)
- Selection of the correct perpetrator code is based on the relationship between the perpetrator and the victim
Information for Patients
Also called: Battery, Partner abuse, Spousal abuse
Domestic violence is a type of abuse. It usually involves a spouse or partner, but it can also be a child, elderly relative, or other family member.
Domestic violence may include
- Physical violence that can lead to injuries such as bruises or broken bones
- Sexual violence
- Threats of physical or sexual violence
- Emotional abuse that may lead to depression, anxiety, or social isolation
- Economic abuse, which involves controlling access to money
- Stalking, which causes fear for your own safety
The first step in getting help is to tell someone you trust, such as a friend, family member, or co-worker. You can also contact your doctor or another health care professional, an emergency shelter, or a domestic violence helpline.
The first step in getting help is to tell someone you trust.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Domestic violence (Medical Encyclopedia)