Non-specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 296
Episodic mood disorders
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296 Includes
  • episodic affective disorders
296 Excludes
  • neurotic depression (300.4)
  • reactive depressive psychosis (298.0)
  • reactive excitation (298.1)
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