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CPTSD, VA is now recognizing it.

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Now that the VA is officially recognizing CPTSD, or complex-PTSD, does anybody have any understanding or knowledge regarding this? And if so, How do we get our therapists to assess us for cptsd? 

Thank you for reading this. Info regarding CPTSD can be found here;

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/ptsd-overview/complex-ptsd.asp

 

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I think you can just ask your therapist to asses you. Though, for rating purposes ptsd is ptsd there is no difference in percentages.

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Oh yes of course, I hadn’t even thought of that. I was thinking about treatment options. Thanks, @Tbird

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Tbird,

Pretty sure you meant assesses,

Not asses, I had to look it up as I didn't think it was a word.  It is a word and not pretty. 

Not being critical or a spelling Nazi, its just my mom was an English teacher and once and a while I have a flashback, and then my OCD kicks in and I can't proceed without fixing. 

LOL.

Hamslice

 

 

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@Hamslice LOL, yes you are correct I did not mean asses.

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