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I have my C&P exam tomorrow for a Non Service Connected Disability/Pension.

I am currently staying at the Tomah, WI VA and will be having Spinal Surgery in a month from now. I was just notofied last week about the exam day. Im extremely excited to get this over with but Im also a bit anxious, as well.

There are roughly 75 Vets who stay here in Tomah but I have yet tyo find one who is knowledgable about the C&P exam. I have limmited access to the internet so I just started searching online yesterdaty and today regarding this exam. Luckily, I found this site. My Disability is due to my back and mental health....depression and generalized disorder. Im rather confident that both would qualify me but I still have doubts. Im not too sure who all has visability to this post as I am new so I am limmiting the amount of personal information. As for my back, Ive already had three 3 surgeries and now needing another one.

My main questions are related to how they go about the interview and what they ask and how I should conduct myself.

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Nothing to worry about bud. Just go in there and be honest with the Doc. I too have a bad back, so when you go in there let the Doc do their ROM measurements of your different joints, just make sure and let the Doc know when it hurts, and don't let the Doc rail road you and ask you to do to much. As far as Mental Health Exams just go in there and tell the Doc what you go thru on a daily basis, and try to describe a recent bad day in detail. Also talk about what your MOS was and what you were exposed to in the Military. Why are you not already VA rated? Welcome aboard and God Bless

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