Z73: Problems related to life-management difficulty

You are not coping well with certain situations or areas of life.

You may be feeling burnt out or stressed. It is also possible that you are feeling stressed or exhausted because of another disease. You may be having problems dealing with other people.


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the diagnostic confidence indicator.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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