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The ICD-10-CM is an international system used by healthcare providers to standardize diagnoses, procedures, and other health information. Familiarity with the codes related to mental health can help providers diagnose patients correctly and efficiently.

We’ve provided this list of ICD-10 codes for mental health and behavioral problems as a simple cheat sheet. Be sure to bookmark this page for easy reference!

For more on the latest information regarding ICD-11, see ICD-11 2022 Updates.

Common ICD-10 Codes for Mental Health


F90.0: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, predominantly inattentive type

F90.1: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, predominantly hyperactive type

F90.2: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type

F90.8: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, other type

F90.9: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, unspecified type


Adjustment disorders

F43.21: Adjustment disorder with depressed mood

F43.22: Adjustment disorder with anxiety



ICD-10 diagnostic codes specify several types of anxiety disorders. Unspecified anxiety disorder falls under the diagnostic code F41.9. However, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders requires patients to meet at least three out of six criteria before a clinician can assign this code to them. Read more about the requirements for unspecified anxiety disorder here.

F40.01: Agoraphobia with panic disorder

F41.0: Panic disorder without agoraphobia (episodic paroxysmal anxiety)

F41.1: Generalized anxiety disorder

F41.8: Other specified anxiety disorders

F41.9: Anxiety disorder, unspecified



F31.0: Bipolar disorder, current episode hypomanic

F31.10: Bipolar disorder, current episode manic without psychotic features, unspecified

F31.11: Bipolar disorder, current episode manic without psychotic features, mild

F31.12: Bipolar disorder, current episode manic without psychotic features, moderate

F31.13: Bipolar disorder, current episode manic without psychotic features, severe

F31.2: Bipolar disorder, current episode manic severe with psychotic features

F31.30: Bipolar disorder, current episode depressed, mild or moderate severity, unspecified

F31.31: Bipolar disorder, current episode depressed, mild

F31.4: Bipolar disorder, current episode depressed, severe, without psychotic features

F31.5: Bipolar disorder, current episode depressed, severe, with psychotic features

F31.7: Bipolar disorder, currently in remission

F31.81: Bipolar II disorder

F31.9: Bipolar disorder, unspecified



The standard ICD-10 code for billing services related to depression is F32.9, which describes major depressive disorder (single episode, unspecified), as well as depression, not otherwise specified (NOS), depressive disorder, and major depression. Read more about F32 codes and symptoms of depression here.

F32.0: Major depressive disorder, single episode, mild

F32.1: Major depressive disorder, single episode, moderate

F32.2: Major depressive disorder: single episode, severe without psychotic features

F32.3: Major depressive disorder, single episode, severe with psychotic features

F32.4: Major depressive disorder, single episode, in partial remission

F32.5: Major depressive disorder, single episode, in full remission

F32.89: Other specified depressive episodes

F32.9: Major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified

F33.1: Major depressive disorder, recurrent, moderate

F33.2: Major depressive disorder, recurrent, severe without psychotic features

F33.3: Major depressive disorder, recurrent, severe with psychotic symptoms

F33.4: Major depressive disorder recurrent, in remission

F33.9: Major depressive disorder, recurrent, unspecified

F34.1: Dysthymic disorder

For more on specific depression ICD-10 codes, check out ICD-10 Codes for Depression – F32.0–F33.3


Eating disorders

F50.0: Anorexia nervosa

F50.01: Anorexia nervosa, restricting type

F50.02: Anorexia or bulimia nervosa, binge eating/purging type

F50.81: Binge eating disorder

F50.82: Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder

F50.89: Other specified eating disorder

F50.9: Eating disorder, unspecified



F51.01: Primary insomnia

F51.02: Adjustment insomnia

F51.03: Paradoxical insomnia

F51. 04: Psychophysiologic insomnia

F51.05: Insomnia due to other mental disorder

F51.09: Other insomnia not due to a substance or known physiological condition


Obsessive-compulsive disorder

F42.2: Mixed obsessional thoughts and acts

F42.3: Hoarding disorder

F42.4: Excoriation (skin-picking) disorder

F42.8: Other obsessive-compulsive disorder

F42.9: Obsessive-compulsive disorder, unspecified



Z91.51: Personal history of suicidal behavior

Z91.52: Personal history of non-suicidal self-harm

R45.88: Non-suicidal self-harm


Suicidal Ideation

The ICD-10 code for suicidal ideation, R45.851, is grouped separately from codes for depression and other mental health disorders. Read more about the most common symptoms of patients experiencing suicidal ideation here.

R45.85: Homicidal and suicidal ideations

R45.851: Suicidal ideation

For more information on ICD-10 codes for suicidal ideation see ICD-10 Code for Suicidal Ideation – R45.851


Other Useful ICD-10 Codes for Mental Health

Altered Mental Status

While insurers prefer descriptive ICD-10 codes, there are times when a clinician needs more information about a patient to support a more specific diagnosis. In these cases, using the code for altered mental status may be acceptable.

R41.82: Altered mental status, unspecified, describes a marked change in mental health status that is not attributable to other factors.

Learn more about when and when not to use the R41.82 diagnostic code here.



While the DSM-5 previously grouped all types of homelessness together, it is now subdivided into two categories: sheltered and unsheltered homelessness. Learn more about these codes and other updates to the ICD-10-CM coding in 2023 here.

Z59.1: Inadequate housing refers to patients who have access to homeless or domestic violence shelters or other temporary housing relief.

Z59.02: Unsheltered homelessness refers to patients who don’t have access to any form of adequate housing.


Lack of access

Z59.41: Food insecurity

Z58.6: Inadequate drinking-water supply


Valant Makes ICD-10 Coding Simple

We hope this list of common mental health ICD-10 codes serves as a valuable shortcut for your billing and diagnostic needs. Valant also offers an electronic health record (EHR) that makes entering the right ICD-10 code simple and straightforward. For behavioral health providers, using a robust EHR system streamlines the reimbursement process – and much more.

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