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C n P rationale and opinion interpretation

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So I went to release of records and I got my c n p exam notes . it's States.

 

Based upon direct evaluation and review of the veterans service treatment records DSM-5 diagnosis of other specified trauma or stressor related disorder is provided. The trauma is.....(goes into my specific trauma) this diagnosis is a clarification of the adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood assigned in service

My questions is what diagnosis will I be service connected for?/ did the examiner provide the diagnosis for the OSTRD? I know ultimately the raters decide but from the examiners opinion do you think she's implying service connection?

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My interpretation would be "clarification" of your previous diagnosis (Actually reading as symptomology of PTSD), he alludes to stressors....I'd say he is saying proper diagnosis would be PTSD, rather that a culmination of anxiety, depression and adjustment disorder. Just my .02

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Question? what is OSTRD & what did you claim, PTSD or just mental problems and let them 

decide what it is. 

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They have been using the ''Unspecific ''Depressive Disorders for some time now, that covers a lot diagnostic codes from 9201  schizophrenia disorder to 9401 chronic adjustment disorder as to which you mention they have popped on you?... there's  boo-coo diagnostic codes.

They just have to figure it all out and then pop a code on you or two or three diagnostic codes...there most all caused from PTSD  so if you have a VA DSM 5 PTSD Diagnose....yes

In my opinion you should be rated for PTSD..This is there way to sort it all out.

Depending on how severe your symptoms are as to your rating.

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The Diagnostic codes are found in CFR 38 Part 4 subpart ( b) 4.130

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