PTSD Exams Updates

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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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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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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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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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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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PTSD Clinical Research

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

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How to Obtain Veterans Records

How to obtain veterans records for a VA disability claim.

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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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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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Law Review Articles

Law review articles relevant to veterans disability benefits and compensation and pension exams for PTSD and other mental disorders.

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Veterans Law Information

Veterans law information specific to disability benefits and compensation and pension exams for PTSD and other mental disorders

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Psychologist and Psychiatrist C&P Examiners

Information for psychologist and psychiatrist compensation and pension (C&P) examiners working for VA or a contract company

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Disability Exams Research

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

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Mental Disorders Secondary to Service-Connected Medical Conditions

How do you determine if a Department of Veterans Affairs service-connected medical condition causes a mental disorder

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Ohio Board: Disability Exams Require Forensic Psychology Competence

The Ohio Board of Psychology published an Alert emphasizing that disability exams require forensic psychology competence

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