Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 312.34
Intermittent explosive disorder
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Intermitt explosive dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 312.34 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 312.34 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Explosive disorder, intermittent
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of serious assaultive acts or destruction of property due to a failure to resist aggressive impulses; the degree of aggression during these episodes is grossly out of proportion to any psychosocial provocation. The aggressive episodes are not etiologically linked to another mental disorder, a general medical condition, or substance use.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 312.34 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F63.81 Intermittent explosive disorder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 312.34:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • explosive
      • intermittent 312.34
      • isolated 312.35
    • intermittent explosive 312.34
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
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