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The Social Security Administration has made 2 appointments for me in January. One for my PTSD and one for back problems. I have heard it is a sign that they are trying to deny you if they send you to a private doctor, which they are doing in my case.

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You want to stop their crap. Have you sent your VA credentials showing 100 percent to the SSA. They have a Program for Disabled Vets. If you are P and T that really helps.

http://www.ssa.gov/people/veterans/

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I am 100% but not P and T. I have a five year review of my 100%.

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I just applied on Tuesday, so I will keep an eye on this thread and post up my finding and lurk for yours.

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I'm just tired of all these exams and tests, but I understand they're necessary.

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If anyone has been through one of these SSDI mental exams before please tell me what it was like.

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My wife went through one a couple months ago. She also attended my C&P exam for PTSD. She said it was not as scripted or as in-depth as the VA exam. I would make sure you take a copy of your VA C&P exam with you and don't understate things. My wife is probably why I got 70% instead of 30%. We tend to understate things as compared to what our friends and family see. Remember to talk about your worst days not your best. Good Luck, I will be filing sometime early next year after I get released by the Army Reserves.

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