Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 313.81
Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Opposition defiant disor.
  • ICD-9-CM 313.81 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 313.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A behavior disorder characterized by a persistent pattern of defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior towards authority figures, manifested by a frequent loss of temper, arguing, becoming angry or vindictive, or other negativistic behaviors.
  • A psychopathological disorder, usually beginning in childhood, consisting of negativism, disobedience, and hostile behavior toward authority figures.
  • Recurrent pattern of negativistic, defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior toward authority figures that persists for at least 6 months and is characterized by frequent occurrence of at least four of the following behaviors: losing temper, arguing with adults, actively defying or refusing to comply with requests or rules of adults, deliberately annoying others, blaming others for own mistakes, easily annoyed, angry or resentful; frequently attention deficit disorders and learning disorders are associated with this disorder.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 313.81 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F91.3 Oppositional defiant disorder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 313.81:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • oppositional defiant, childhood and adolescence 313.81
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
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