Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 309.29
Other adjustment reactions with predominant disturbance of other emotions
  • Short description: ADJ REACT-EMOTION NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 309.29 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 309.29 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 309.29 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM F43.29 Adjustment disorder with other symptoms
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM F94.8 Other childhood disorders of social functioning
Approximate Synonyms
  • Culture shock
  • Emotional crisis
  • Emotional upset
  • Excitability
Applies To
  • Culture shock
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 309.29:
  • Crisis
    • emotional NEC 309.29
      • acute reaction to stress 308.0
      • adjustment reaction 309.9
      • specific to childhood or adolescence 313.9
  • Excitability, abnormal, under minor stress 309.29
  • Reaction
  • Shock 785.50
    • culture 309.29
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