PTSD Exams Updates

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Jan 22, 2020

Financial Capacity Assessment

Financial capacity assessment refers to an evaluation by a psychologist to determine if a person possesses the capacity to manage his or her financial affairs.

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Jan 16, 2020

Francway v. Wilkie

Francway v. Wilkie (2019) is an important veterans law case decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Dec 19, 2019

Disability Exams Research

Disability Exams Research - Provides a curated list of recent scholarly articles concerning disability examinations.

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Dec 03, 2019

Senator Wicker's Questions about PTSD C&P Exam Quality

In a 2012 hearing Senator Wicker asked how the VA monitors exam quality. VA's response epitomizes well-crafted obscurantism.

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Nov 17, 2019

Gilbert v. Derwinski

Gilbert v. Derwinski, 1 Vet. App. 49 (1990) is an important Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) case.

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Nov 16, 2019

Online Resources for Veterans

Online resources for United States military veterans.

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Oct 31, 2019

Case Law - Veterans Disability Claims - Appeals Court Opinions

Case law refers to "precedential" (sets a precedent) opinions by federal courts; this page concerns veterans disability claims

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Oct 23, 2019

PTSD Clinical Research

PTSD clinical research updates for psychologists, psychiatrists, veterans, family members, and anyone interested in helping military veterans.

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Oct 05, 2019

When Should CP Psychologists Endorse Suicidal Ideation on the DBQ?

C&P psychologists and psychiatrists should review the Bankhead v. Shulkin opinion and take it into consideration when deciding whether or not to endorse "suicidal ideation" on the DBQ symptom list.

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Sep 13, 2019

The Stigma of Mental Health Treatment in the Military

Research articles documenting the stigma of mental health treatment in the United States military.

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Sep 12, 2019

What is a Vet Center?

A Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Vet Center provides readjustment counseling services to United States military veterans.

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Sep 12, 2019

Military Sexual Trauma PTSD Exams

Information for veterans filing a VA disability compensation claim based on military sexual trauma, including PTSD exam advice.

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Sep 10, 2019

How to Obtain Veterans Records

How to obtain veterans records for a VA disability claim.

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Sep 09, 2019

Reading List for Psychologist and Psychiatrist C&P Examiners

Reading List for psychologist and psychiatrist C&P Examiners - those who conduct compensation and pension examinations with United States veterans.

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Sep 02, 2019

Six CP Exams Per Day

VA often requires mental health examiners to complete six CP exams per day (C&P exams) per day, which significantly lowers exam quality.

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