ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 296.80


Bipolar disorder NOS

Diagnosis Code 296.80

ICD-9: 296.80
Short Description: Bipolar disorder NOS
Long Description: Bipolar disorder, unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 296.80

Code Classification
  • Mental disorders (290–319)
    • Other psychoses (295-299)
      • 296 Affective psychoses

Information for Medical Professionals

Convert to ICD-10 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
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.

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 296.80 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Bipolar Disorder

Also called: Manic-depressive illness

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness. People who have it go through unusual mood changes. They go from very happy, "up," and active to very sad and hopeless, "down," and inactive, and then back again. They often have normal moods in between. The up feeling is called mania. The down feeling is depression.

The causes of bipolar disorder aren't always clear. It runs in families. Abnormal brain structure and function may also play a role.

Bipolar disorder often starts in a person's late teen or early adult years. But children and adults can have bipolar disorder too. The illness usually lasts a lifetime.

If you think you may have it, tell your health care provider. A medical checkup can rule out other illnesses that might cause your mood changes.

If not treated, bipolar disorder can lead to damaged relationships, poor job or school performance, and even suicide. However, there are effective treatments to control symptoms: medicine and talk therapy. A combination usually works best.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health

  • Bipolar disorder


[]
Previous Code
296.7
Next Code
296.81

Related pages


headache icd9abnormal chromosome 18icd 9 legally blindicd 9 code for atherosclerosisicd 338.4466.0 diagnosis codeicd 9 code for onychomycosis toevulvar itching icd 9diagnosis code 780.93icd9 code neck painthrombocytopenia nosdiagnosis code for hypercalcemiacongenital iodine deficiency syndromeicd 10 code diabetic foot ulcersupratentoriadiagnosis code for muscle spasmicd 9 code acid refluxicd 9 bipolar disorderdiagnosis code for peripheral vascular diseaseicd 9 code for sigmoid colon masstumor of the sweat glandicd 9 code for abnormal liver testdiagnosis code for coumadin therapyicd 9 coumadin therapysuccedaneumpoor dentition icd 9icd 10 code e11 9chiari hydrocephalussalter harris type 2goose bitestaple removal icd 9facial palsy babyicd 10 code for renal calculi723.4 brachial neuritis nosicd 9 code for profound mental retardationwhat is a shoulder contusionpost infarct anginav72.85icd 9 code for femur painicd 9 code for atypical anginaicd 9 code for biliary stricturebasal artery stenosisicd 9 heel spuricd 10 code for pancytopeniachronic subareolar abscessicd 9 code for vitamin d insufficiencyicd9 code for djdicd 9 code for proteinuriaectopic pregnancy icd 10tongue melanoma312.9atrial fibrillation diagnosis codeicd 10 code copdacne icd 9 codeicd 9 code for cystitis295.70diagnosis code for swollen lymph nodeslumbar pain diagnosis codeproximal median nerve entrapmentamaurosis fugax tiaicd 9 code for renal insufficiencystroke icd 9 codeicd 9 gallbladderconjunctival cystrib pain icd 9nstemi icd9diagnosis code for ruq paindiscolored areolaadenocarcinoma of prostate icd 9icd9 allergiesfoot ulcer icd 9v58.69carpal pedal spasmstress icd