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ICD-11 Criteria for Mental or Behavioural Disorders Associated with Pregnancy, Childbirth or the Puerperium, with Psychotic Symptoms (6E21)

ICD-11 Criteria for Mental or Behavioural Disorders Associated with Pregnancy, Childbirth or the Puerperium, with Psychotic Symptoms (6E21)

A syndrome associated with pregnancy or the puerperium (commencing within about 6 weeks after delivery) that involves significant mental and behavioural features, including delusions, hallucinations, or other psychotic symptoms. Mood symptoms (depressive and/or manic) are also typically present. If the symptoms meet the diagnostic requirements for a specific mental disorder, that diagnosis should also be assigned.

Coding Note:     Code aslo the causing condition

6E2Z        Mental or behavioural Disorders Associated with Pregnancy, Childbirth or the Puerperium, Unspecified

REFERENCE:

International Classification of Diseases Eleventh Revision (ICD-11). Geneva: World Health Organization; 2022. License: CC BY-ND 3.0 IGO.

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