VA PTSD Exam Worksheet

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What is the theory behind this VA PTSD Exam Worksheet?

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder refers to significant mental and emotional difficulties that are a result of experiencing a life threatening event. VA refers to the Veteran Affairs department in the United States that conducts a ‘Compensation and Pension’ (CP)’ exam to diagnose PTSD in veterans who apply to receive disability benefits as a result of suffering from PTSD due to war related events. 

How will the worksheet help? 

This worksheet will provide basic information about the CP exam for Veterans with PTSD. Therapists can provide this worksheet to Veterans seeking therapy for their PTSD to help them apply for disability benefits. It can help them learn basic knowledge about what the CP exam means and what they need to prepare for it. 

How to use the worksheet? 

This info sheet can be used to provide information about the Veteran Affairs Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (VA PTSD) Exam to veterans who seem eligible for it. Therapists can share this info sheet to help their clients who meet the criteria to help them receive disability benefits from the government. 

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