F60.7 ICD 10 Code is a billable and specific code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis of Dependent personality disorder for reimbursement purposes. The 2021 edition of the American ICD-10-CM code became effective on October 1, 2020.
Terms applicables to F60.7 ICD 10 code
Possible back-references that may be applicable or related to F60.7 ICD10 Code:
- F01-F99 Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders
- F60-F69 Disorders of adult personality and behavior
- F60 Specific personality disorders
Present On Admission (POA Exempt)
F60.7 ICD 10 code is considered exempt from POA reporting
Clinical information about F60.7 ICD 10 code
Personality disorders are a group of mental illnesses. They involve long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible. The behaviors cause serious problems with relationships and work. People with personality disorders have trouble dealing with everyday stresses and problems. They often have stormy relationships with other people.
The cause of personality disorders is unknown. However, genes and childhood experiences may play a role.
The symptoms of each personality disorder are different. They can mild or severe. People with personality disorders may have trouble realizing that they have a problem. To them, their thoughts are normal, and they often blame others for their problems. They may try to get help because of their problems with relationships and work. Treatment usually includes talk therapy and sometimes medicine.The information in this box was provided by MedlinePlus.gov