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ICD-10-CM Code F34.1
Dysthymic disorder

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health
Mental Health Code
Indicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

F34.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of dysthymic disorder. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code F341 is used to code Dysthymia

Dysthymia (/dɪsˈθaɪmiə/ dis-THY-mee-ə, from Ancient Greek δυσθυμία, "bad state of mind"), sometimes also called neurotic depression, dysthymic disorder, or chronic depression, is a mood disorder consisting of the same cognitive and physical problems as in depression, with less severe but longer-lasting symptoms. The concept was coined by Robert Spitzer as a replacement for the term "depressive personality" in the late 1970s. In 2013, when the American Psychiatric Association released the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders known as DSM-5, the name Dysthymia was changed to Persistent Depressive Disorder.

Specialty: Psychiatry
MeSH Code: D019263
ICD 9 Code: 300.4
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for F34.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Depressive neurosis
Depressive personality disorder
Neurotic depression
Persistent anxiety depression
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Anxiety depression (mild or not persistent) - instead, use code F41.8

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #881 - Depressive neuroses.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F34.1 - Dysthymic disorder'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F34.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Dysthymic disorder (approximate match)
Chronic depressive personality disorder (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code F34.1 and a single ICD9 code, 301.12 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: F34 - Persistent mood [affective] disorders

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