This is the first installment of an ongoing series featuring Dr. Vonetes, a C&P mental health examiner. Let us know below if you want to see more! 0:00 Introduction 0:27 Who is Dr. Vonetes? What does he practice? 00:48 PTSD C&P exams. Mental Health C&P Exams. 1:25 How does the doctor define a C&P exam? 2:20 How our VA attorney defines a C&P exam 3:15 How does the doctor prepare for a C&P exam? 3:48 What information does the C&P examiner receive and review? 4:28 Do you prepare the DBQ in advance or in person with the veteran? 7:15 What percentage of veterans exaggerate or lie about their disability? 7:47 What can the C&P exam allow doctors to ask veterans? 8:54 How honest should veterans be about alcohol and drug use on a C&P exam? 10:10 Why are all mental illnesses judged by the same criteria for VA benefits? 11:20 What exactly does a C&P examiner look for? What does that mean for the veteran? 14:40 What is your interviewing style when doing a C&P survey? 16:45 What is suicidal ideation? Should I tell my C&P examiner? Have you had to act as a baker as a veteran? 20:57 How often do you see veterans with multiple mental illnesses? How do you handle? 21:31 Differentiating between symptoms and diagnosis for DBQ 24:12 Are there specific symptoms that make you lean towards certain diagnoses like PTSD? 26:30 Can C&P examiners switch DBQs if they diagnose a different condition? 28:18 What are the most common psychiatric diagnoses you see? 29:10 What’s your take on personality disorders and VA benefits? 30:26 Can a personality disorder be exacerbated by military service? 32:12 How often do you take C&P exams? 33:15 What happens if a veteran misses his C&P exam? 36:00 Do you ever see or hear from the veteran after the C&P examination? 36:32 Special Tips From a Compensation and Pension Examiner (C&P) Examiner 37:31 Words of Encouragement for Veterans Going to their First C&P Exam 38:37 Dr. Vonetes’ website and his work For a FREE case evaluation go here: https://www.hillandponton.com/free-case-evaluation/va-evaluation/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=we-interview-c-and-p-exam-doctor-1st&utm_content=description
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