2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 300.8
- There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 300.8 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- A category of psychiatric disorders which are characterized by the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a medical condition but are not fully explained by any known medical reasons.
- Disorders characterized by bodily symptoms caused by psychological factors.
- Disorders having the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a general medical condition but that are not fully explained by a general medical condition, by the direct effects of a substance, or by another mental disorder. The symptoms must cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning. In contrast to factitious disorders and malingering, the physical symptoms are not under voluntary control. (apa, dsm-iv)