ICD-10-CM Code F60.6
Avoidant personality disorder
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health CodeIndicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
F60.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of avoidant personality disorder. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code F606 is used to code Harm avoidance
In psychology, harm avoidance (HA) is a personality trait characterized by excessive worrying; pessimism; shyness; and being fearful, doubtful, and easily fatigued. In MRI studies HA was correlated with reduced grey matter volume in the orbito-frontal, occipital and parietal regions.
|MeSH Codes:||, D010554|
|ICD 9 Codes:||, 301.82|
Coding Notes for F60.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Anxious personality disorder
- DRG Group #883 - Disorders of personality and impulse control.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Avoidant personality disorder (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F60.6 - Avoidant personality disorder'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F60.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 301.82 was previously used, F60.6 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.