Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 308.0
Predominant disturbance of emotions
  • Short description: Stress react, emotional.
  • ICD-9-CM 308.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 308.0 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: 308.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM F43.0 Acute stress reaction
Approximate Synonyms
  • Emotional stress
  • Emotional stress reaction
  • Stress reaction, emotional
Applies To
  • Anxiety as acute reaction to exceptional [gross] stress
  • Emotional crisis as acute reaction to exceptional [gross] stress
  • Panic state as acute reaction to exceptional [gross] stress
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 308.0:
  • Anxiety (neurosis) (reaction) (state) 300.00
    • in
      • acute stress reaction 308.0
      • transient adjustment reaction 309.24
  • Crisis
    • emotional NEC 309.29
      • acute reaction to stress 308.0
      • adjustment reaction 309.9
      • specific to childhood or adolescence 313.9
  • Fear, fearfulness (complex) (reaction) 300.20
    • transient 308.0
  • Panic (attack) (state) 300.01
    • reaction to exceptional stress (transient) 308.0
  • Reaction
    • stress, acute 308.9
      • with predominant disturbance (of)
      • bone or cartilage - see Fracture, stress
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