Mental Or Behavioural Disorders Associated With Pregnancy Childbirth Or The Puerperium

Mental Or Behavioural Disorders Associated With Pregnancy Childbirth Or The Puerperium – Definitions & ICD 11 Codes

Definition of Mental Or Behavioural Disorders Associated With Pregnancy Childbirth Or The Puerperium: Syndromes associated with pregnancy or the puerperium (commencing within about 6 weeks after delivery) that involve significant mental and behavioural features. If the symptoms meet the diagnostic requirements for a specific mental disorder, that diagnosis should also be assigned.

Coded Elsewhere:

  • Psychological disorder related to obstetric fistula (GC04.1Y)

Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium without psychotic symptoms

Definition of Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium without psychotic symptoms: A syndrome associated with pregnancy or the puerperium (commencing within about 6 weeks after delivery) that involves significant mental and behavioural features, most commonly depressive symptoms. The syndrome does not include delusions, hallucinations, or other psychotic symptoms. If the symptoms meet the diagnostic requirements for a specific mental disorder, that diagnosis should also be assigned. This designation should not be used to describe mild and transient depressive symptoms that do not meet the diagnostic requirements for a depressive episode, which may occur soon after delivery (so-called postpartum blues).

ICD 11 Code For Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium without psychotic symptoms

  6E20  Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium without psychotic symptoms

Coding Note:

  • Code also the causing condition

Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium with psychotic symptoms

Definition of Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium with psychotic symptoms: A syndrome associated with pregnancy or the puerperium (commencing within about 6 weeks after delivery) that involves significant mental and behavioural features, including delusions, hallucinations, or other psychotic symptoms. Mood symptoms (depressive and/or manic) are also typically present. If the symptoms meet the diagnostic requirements for a specific mental disorder, that diagnosis should also be assigned.

ICD 11 Code For Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium with psychotic symptoms

  6E21  Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium with psychotic symptoms

Coding Note:

  • Code also the causing condition

Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium unspecified

ICD 11 Code For Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium unspecified

  6E2Z  Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy childbirth or the puerperium unspecified

Psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere

Definition of Psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere: Psychological and behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere are those that may adversely affect the manifestation, treatment, or course of a condition classified in another chapter of the ICD. These factors may adversely affect the manifestation, treatment, or course of the disorder or disease classified in another chapter by: interfering with the treatment of the disorder or disease by affecting treatment adherence or care seeking; constituting an additional health risk; or influencing the underlying pathophysiology to precipitate or exacerbate symptoms or otherwise necessitate medical attention. This diagnosis should be assigned only when the factors increase the risk of suffering, disability, or death and represent a focus of clinical attention, and should be assigned together with the diagnosis for the relevant other condition.

ICD 11 Code For Psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere

  6E40  Psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere

Inclusions:

  • Psychological factors affecting physical conditions

Exclusions:

  • Mental or behavioural disorders associated with pregnancy, childbirth or the puerperium

6E40.0 Mental disorder affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere

Definition of Mental disorder affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere: All diagnostic requirements for Psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere are met. The individual is diagnosed with a mental, behavioural, or neurodevelopmental disorder that adversely affects the manifestation, treatment, or course of a disorder or disease classified in another chapter (e.g., a woman with Bulimia Nervosa and Type 1 diabetes mellitus who skips insulin doses as a way to avoid weight gain that would otherwise be caused by her binge eating).

6E40.1 Psychological symptoms affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere

Definition of Psychological symptoms affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere: All diagnostic requirements for Psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere are met. The individual exhibits psychological symptoms that do not meet the diagnostic requirements for a mental, behavioural, or neurodevelopmental disorder that adversely affect the manifestation, treatment, or course of a disorder or disease classified in another chapter (e.g., depressive symptoms interfering with rehabilitation following surgery).

6E40.2 Personality traits or coping style affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere

Definition of Personality traits or coping style affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere: All diagnostic requirements for Psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere are met. The individual exhibits personality traits or coping styles that do not meet the diagnostic requirements for a mental, behavioural, or neurodevelopmental disorder that adversely affect the manifestation, treatment, or course of a disorder or disease classified in another chapter (e.g., pathological denial of the need for surgery in a patient with cancer; hostile, pressured behaviour contributing to heart disease).

6E40.3 Maladaptive health behaviours affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere

Definition of Maladaptive health behaviours affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere: All diagnostic requirements for Psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere are met. The individual exhibits maladaptive health behaviours that adversely affect the manifestation, treatment, or course of a disorder or disease classified in another chapter (e.g., overeating, lack of exercise).

6E40.4 Stress-related physiological response affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere

Definition of Stress-related physiological response affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere: All diagnostic requirements for Psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere are met. The individual exhibits stress-related physiological responses that adversely affect the manifestation, treatment, or course of a disorder or disease classified in another chapter (e.g., stress-related exacerbation of ulcer, hypertension, arrhythmia, or tension headache).

6E40.Y Other specified psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere

6E40.Z Psychological or behavioural factors affecting disorders or diseases classified elsewhere unspecified

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