Billable Medical Code for Other and Unspecified Special Symptoms or Syndromes, Not Elsewhere Classified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 307.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 307.9.
The Short Description Is: Special symptom NEC/NOS.
Agitation is also known as abnormal affect, abnormal craving for drugs, actions not completed, adult habitual masturbation, agitated wandering, dysphoric mood, excessive chewing, excessive craving for drugs, excessive masturbation, pacing up and down, pen sucking, physical aggression, squirming, stillness, structure of associations, substance misuse behavior, and substance misuse decreased. This applies to communication disorder NOS, hair plucking, lalling, lisping, masturbation, nail-biting, and thumb-sucking.
Agitation Definition and Symptoms
Agitation is an extreme state of nervousness or anxiety and can cause a person to lash out, close themselves off from the outside world, or become depressed. The most common causes of agitation are stress, illness, mental illness, anxiety disorders, peer pressure, and grief.