Diagnosis Code F33.9
Information for Medical Professionals
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 296.30 - Recurr depr psychos-unsp (approximate) Approximate Flag
The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
- Chronic depression
- Chronic recurrent major depressive disorder
- Recurrent depression
- Recurrent major depression
- Recurrent major depressive disorder with melancholic features
- Recurrent major depressive disorder with postpartum onset
- Recurrent major depressive episodes
- Seasonal affective disorder
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code F33.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Inclusion Terms: Inclusion terms
List of terms is included under some codes. These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Monopolar depression NOS
Information for Patients
Also called: Clinical depression, Dysthymic disorder, Major depressive disorder, Unipolar depression
Depression is a serious medical illness. It's more than just a feeling of being sad or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 19 million teens and adults in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life. Symptoms can include
- Feeling sad or "empty"
- Loss of interest in favorite activities
- Overeating, or not wanting to eat at all
- Not being able to sleep, or sleeping too much
- Feeling very tired
- Feeling hopeless, irritable, anxious, or guilty
- Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems
- Thoughts of death or suicide
Depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. Depression can happen at any age, but it often begins in teens and young adults. It is much more common in women. Women can also get postpartum depression after the birth of a baby. Some people get seasonal affective disorder in the winter. Depression is one part of bipolar disorder.
There are effective treatments for depression, including antidepressants, talk therapy, or both.
NIH: National Institute of Mental Health
- Depression (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Depression - elderly (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Depression - stopping your medicines (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Dysthymia (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Heart disease and depression (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Learning about depression (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Major depression (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Major depression with psychotic features (Medical Encyclopedia)