Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 309.3
Adjustment disorder with disturbance of conduct
  • Short description: ADJUST DISOR/DIS CONDUCT.
  • ICD-9-CM 309.3 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 309.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 309.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 309.3: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adjustment disorder W disturbance of conduct
309.3 Excludes
  • destructiveness in child (312.9)
  • disturbance of conduct NOS (312.9)
  • dyssocial behavior without manifest psychiatric disorder (V71.01-V71.02)
  • personality disorder with predominantly sociopathic or asocial manifestations (301.7)
Applies To
  • Conduct disturbance as adjustment reaction
  • Destructiveness as adjustment reaction
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 309.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F43.24 Adjustment disorder with disturbance of conduct
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 309.3:
  • Conduct disturbance (see also Disturbance, conduct) 312.9
    • adjustment reaction 309.3
  • Destructiveness (see also Disturbance, conduct) 312.9
    • adjustment reaction 309.3
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • adjustment (see also Reaction, adjustment) 309.9
      • with
        • anxiety 309.24
        • anxiety and depressed mood 309.28
        • depressed mood 309.0
        • disturbance of conduct 309.3
        • disturbance of emotions and conduct 309.4
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
  • Reaction
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