A diagnosis of “unspecific inhalant disorder” is given when symptoms of an inhalant-related disorder are present that cause significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning. However, the symptoms to not meet the full criteria for any specific inhalant-related disorder or any of the disorders in the substance-related and addictive disorders diagnostic class.
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