ICD-10 Diagnosis Code F15.20

Other stimulant dependence, uncomplicated

Diagnosis Code F15.20

ICD-10: F15.20
Short Description: Other stimulant dependence, uncomplicated
Long Description: Other stimulant dependence, uncomplicated
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code F15.20

Valid for Submission
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Code Classification
  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Mental and behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use (F10-F19)
      • Other stimulant related disorders (F15)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code F15.20 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE, LEFT AMA 894
  • ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE WITH REHABILITATION THERAPY 895
  • ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE WITHOUT REHABILITATION THERAPY WITH MCC 896
  • ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE WITHOUT REHABILITATION THERAPY WITHOUT MCC 897

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Synonyms
  • Amphetamine dependence
  • Amphetamine or psychostimulant dependence, continuous
  • Amphetamine or psychostimulant dependence, episodic
  • Caffeine dependence
  • Ecstasy type drug dependence
  • Methamphetamine dependence
  • Psychostimulant dependence
  • Stimulant dependence

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code F15.20 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Drug Abuse

Also called: Substance abuse

Drug abuse is a serious public health problem that affects almost every community and family in some way. Each year drug abuse causes millions of serious illnesses or injuries among Americans. Abused drugs include

  • Methamphetamine
  • Anabolic steroids
  • Club drugs
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Inhalants
  • Marijuana
  • Prescription drugs, including opioids

Drug abuse also plays a role in many major social problems, such as drugged driving, violence, stress, and child abuse. Drug abuse can lead to homelessness, crime, and missed work or problems with keeping a job. It harms unborn babies and destroys families. There are different types of treatment for drug abuse. But the best is to prevent drug abuse in the first place.

NIH: National Institute on Drug Abuse

  • Drug abuse (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Drug dependence (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Toxicology screen (Medical Encyclopedia)


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