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In a 2012 hearing Senator Wicker asked how the VA monitors exam quality. VA's response epitomizes well-crafted obscurantism.
Gilbert v. Derwinski, 1 Vet. App. 49 (1990) is an important Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) case.
Online resources for United States military veterans.
Case law refers to "precedential" (sets a precedent) opinions by federal courts; this page concerns veterans disability claims
PTSD clinical research updates for psychologists, psychiatrists, veterans, family members, and anyone interested in helping military veterans.
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.
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.
Research articles documenting the stigma of mental health treatment in the United States military.
A Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Vet Center provides readjustment counseling services to United States military veterans.
Information for veterans filing a VA disability compensation claim based on military sexual trauma, including PTSD exam advice.
How to obtain veterans records for a VA disability claim.
Reading List for psychologist and psychiatrist C&P Examiners - those who conduct compensation and pension examinations with United States veterans.
VA often requires mental health examiners to complete six CP exams per day (C&P exams) per day, which significantly lowers exam quality.
Law review articles relevant to veterans disability benefits and compensation and pension exams for PTSD and other mental disorders.
Veterans law information specific to disability benefits and compensation and pension exams for PTSD and other mental disorders
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