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Military Sexual Trauma (MST) - PTSD


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One of my friends been out the military for 6 years. However, he needs to file for MST. He doesn't have any evidence in his records (No police records, investigations, statements, or anything) of MST but to my knowledge, a bill was passed that says we no longer need evidence. I could be wrong so please correct me if I am. Here are my questions below:

1. Does he need buddy statements from friends he served with to get it connected to service?

2. Does he need to provide a name of the person that sexually assaulted him?

3. Does he need a phycologist nexus outside the VA of all his symptoms with the verbiage, "It is in my professional opinion that, his PTSD was caused by Military Sexual Trauma. Additionally, it is more likely than not that his PTSD, severe is connected to his time in service."

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"After reviewing patients buddy statements and having 2 sessions with him, it is in my professional opinion that, it is more likely than not that his PTSD, severe was caused by Military Sexual Trauma. Additionally, it is in my professional opinion that, it is more likely than not that his PTSD, severe is connected to his time in service"?

If he does need a nexus, which verbiage above sounds better than the other or what sounds better in general? I want him to get this right the first time. 

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48 minutes ago, Wise Guy said:

One of my friends been out the military for 6 years. However, he needs to file for MST. He doesn't have any evidence in his records (No police records, investigations, statements, or anything) of MST but to my knowledge, a bill was passed that says we no longer need evidence. I could be wrong so please correct me if I am. Here are my questions below:

1. Does he need buddy statements from friends he served with to get it connected to service?

2. Does he need to provide a name of the person that sexually assaulted him?

3. Does he need a phycologist nexus outside the VA of all his symptoms with the verbiage, "It is in my professional opinion that, his PTSD was caused by Military Sexual Trauma. Additionally, it is more likely than not that his PTSD, severe is connected to his time in service."

or

"After reviewing patients buddy statements and having 2 sessions with him, it is in my professional opinion that, it is more likely than not that his PTSD, severe was caused by Military Sexual Trauma. Additionally, it is in my professional opinion that, it is more likely than not that his PTSD, severe is connected to his time in service"?

If he does need a nexus, which verbiage above sounds better than the other or what sounds better in general? I want him to get this right the first time. 

This is good,,if he uses the buddy statements as his evidence in his claim ,but remember the VA has to make the PTSD Diagnosis 

Any evidence he has will help , the VA knows that with a MST claim the victim don't always have the evidence needed for  their claim being this is a very personal  traumatizing  horrific  event.

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