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Diagnostic criteria for 293.xx Psychotic Disorder Due to...[Indicate the General Medical Condition]

These criteria are obsolete.

DSM Criteria
DSM Version
DSM IV - TR
DSM Criteria

A. Prominent hallucinations or delusions

B. There is evidence from the history, physical examination, or laboratory findings that the disturbance is the direct physiological consequence of a general medical condition. 

C. The disturbance is not better accounted for by another mental disorder

D. The disturbance does not occur exclusively during the course of a Delirium

Code based on predominant symptom: 

.81 With Delusions: if delusions are the predominant symptom 
.82 With Hallucinations: if hallucinations are the predominant symptom 
Coding note: Include the name of the general medical condition on Axis I, e.g., 293.81 Psychotic Disorder Due to Malignant Lung Neoplasm, With Delusions; also code the general medical condition on Axis III (see Appendix G for codes). 

Coding note: If delusions are part of a preexisting Dementia, indicate the delusions by coding the appropriate subtype of the dementia if one is available, e.g., 290.20 Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type, With Late Onset, With Delusions.

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Copyright 2000 American Psychiatric Association

DSM Version
DSM IV
DSM Criteria

A. Prominent hallucinations or delusions

B. There is evidence from the history, physical examination, or laboratory findings that the disturbance is the direct physiological consequence of a general medical condition. 

C. The disturbance is not better accounted for by another mental disorder

D. The disturbance does not occur exclusively during the course of a Delirium

Code based on predominant symptom: 

.81 With Delusions: if delusions are the predominant symptom 
.82 With Hallucinations: if hallucinations are the predominant symptom 
Coding note: Include the name of the general medical condition on Axis I, e.g., 293.81 Psychotic Disorder Due to Malignant Lung Neoplasm, With Delusions; also code the general medical condition on Axis III (see Appendix G for codes). 

Coding note: If delusions are part of a preexisting Dementia, indicate the delusions by coding the appropriate subtype of the dementia if one is available, e.g., 290.20 Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type, With Late Onset, With Delusions.

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. Copyright 1994 American Psychiatric Association