I’m currently rated at 50% for ptsd and anxiety. This C&P exam is for a ratings increase, insomnia, drug abuse disorder, and IU
a. Does the veteran now have or has he ever been diagnosed with a mental disorder?
icd code: f43.8
if the the veteran currently has one or more mental disorders that conform to dsm-5 criteria, provide all diagnoses:
#1 other specified trauma and stressor related disorder. Icd code f43.8
#2 cannabis use disorder, moderate icd code f12.12
2. differentiation of symptoms
a. Does the veteran have more than one mental disorder diagnosed?
b. Is it possible to differentiate what symptoms are attributable to each diagnosis?
Which of the following best summarizes the veterans level of occupational and social impairment with regards to all mental diagnoses?
[x] occupational and social impairment with reduced reliability and productivity
b. For the indicated occupational and social impairment, is it possible to differentiate which impairment is caused by each mental disorder?
For VA rating purposes, check all symptoms that actively apply to the veteran’s diagnosis:
[x]panic attacks more than once a week
[x]chronic sleep impairment
[x]difficulty in establishing and maintaining effective work and social relationships
[x]Difficulty in adapting to stressful circumstances, including work or a work like setting
There is much more to the file I left out somethings that I didn’t think were as important in order to save time. If needed I can answer questions or enter whatever else is needed. I know the VA doesn’t think like we do and any opinions given are just that but would still be greatly appreciated . Thanks in advance for any and all reply’s