F18.5: Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of volatile solvents Psychotic disorder

You have mental problems due to solvents.

You have consumed volatile solvents. Volatile solvents are substances that evaporate easily. These solvents are found in things like glues and lacquers. Solvents can be inhaled or sniffed, for example.

Consumption of solvents has caused you to have mental problems. One’s own senses can be deceived. For example, you can hear things that are not really there. You may also interpret your own reality incorrectly, and your own mood might change.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


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 additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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