ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 296.90

Episodic mood disord NOS

Diagnosis Code 296.90

ICD-9: 296.90
Short Description: Episodic mood disord NOS
Long Description: Unspecified episodic mood disorder
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 296.90

Code Classification
  • Mental disorders (290–319)
    • Other psychoses (295-299)
      • 296 Affective psychoses

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Mood Disorders

Most people feel sad or irritable from time to time. They may say they're in a bad mood. A mood disorder is different. It affects a person's everyday emotional state. Nearly one in ten people aged 18 and older have mood disorders. These include depression and bipolar disorder (also called manic depression).

Mood disorders can increase a person's risk for heart disease, diabetes, and other diseases. Treatments include medication, psychotherapy, or a combination of both. With treatment, most people with mood disorders can lead productive lives.

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