ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V69.3

Gambling and betting

Diagnosis Code V69.3

ICD-9: V69.3
Short Description: Gambling and betting
Long Description: Gambling and betting
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V69.3

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (V60-V69)
      • V69 Problems related to lifestyle

Information for Medical Professionals

Information for Patients

Compulsive Gambling

Also called: Gambling addiction

Many people enjoy gambling, whether it's betting on a horse or playing poker on the Internet. Most people who gamble don't have a problem, but some lose control of their gambling. Signs of problem gambling include

  • Always thinking about gambling
  • Lying about gambling
  • Spending work or family time gambling
  • Feeling bad after you gamble, but not quitting
  • Gambling with money you need for other things

If you have concerns about your gambling, ask for help. Your health care provider can work with you to find the treatment that's best for you.

NIH: National Institutes of Health

  • Pathological gambling

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