Diagnosis

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Describes International Classification of Diseases Codes that must be used by October 1, 2015.
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World Health Organization
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Manual for diagnosing mental health problems with diagnostic criteria and diagnostic codes.
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APA
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A 585 page report by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse document the evidence defining and describing the disease of addiction/risky substance use. It describes the need for and effectiveness of wide screening and interventions treatment and disease management tools and therapies as well as the populations in greatest need of therapies. The barriers to treatment, training and education gaps, and consequences and costs of inadequate prevention and treatment are all described. Finally, profound gaps between those who need treatment and those who receive quality care are described.
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National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
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DSM-5 Criteria for Opioid Withdrawal

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Lists DSM-5 Criteria for Opioid Withdrawal

Opioid withdrawal occurs in opioid-dependent individuals who reduce or stop their opioid use or who take an opioid antagonist (precipitated withdrawal). Because of its high affinity but low activity at opioid receptors, buprenorphine can act as an antagonist in some patients.

DSM-5 Criteria for Opioid Withdrawal


A. Either of the following:

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DSM 5 Criteria for Opioid Withdrawal

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Lists the clinical criteria for opioid withdrawal.

DSM 5 Criteria for Opioid Withdrawal (APA, 2013)

A. Either of the following:

  1. cessation of (or reduction in) opioid use that has been heavy and prolonged (several weeks or longer)
  2. administration of an opioid antagonist after a period of opioid use

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DSM 5 Diagnostic Codes Related to Substance Use Disorders

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DSM-IV and DSM 5 Diagnostic Codes Related to Substance Use Disorders (*Note: DSM 5 was released in May 2013 and includes significant changes to diagnosis. For example, it does away with separate "dependence" and "abuse" diagnoses and combines them into "substance use disorder.")


The ICD-10 compliance date is October 1, 2015.


This is a table listing the diagnostic codes for substance use disorders.

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Detecting Substance Abuse and Dependence: Red Flags, and Risk Factors

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Lists the psychosocial and physical indications of substance abuse in general as well as the specific physical symptoms of opioid use (Source: Clinical Tools, Inc., 2004).

Symptoms, Red Flags, and Risk Factors

Implementing screening instruments is not the only way to identify drug-using patients. Red flags may be apparent during the clinical interview and physical exam. A variety of psychosocial indicators may point to substance abuse or dependence. Look for:

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This page offers information on the DSM-IV-TR diagnostic classification for Axis 1 disorders, including substance-related disorders, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders.
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Behavenet.com
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Patient Assessment Checklist

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Before starting office-based buprenorphine treatment, the following Patient Assessment Questions should be answered for each patient. Topics addressed in these questions include: Diagnosis, Medications, Drugs/Alcohol, Psychiatric and Medical Comorbidities, Psychosocial Issues, Treatment, Patient Management, and Resources. If multiple issues are identified, consider whether they can be managed in your practice or if the patient requires a higher level of case, i.e. an Opioid Treatment Program or higher level.

Diagnosis

Does the patient have a diagnosis of opioid use disorder?

  • Approximately how long has the patient been dependent?
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