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Bipolar disorder - Being postpartum Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 16 December 2009.

Preliminary questions [23742]

23743 there is some evidence that being postpartum may be a factor in the development or worsening of the condition under consideration.

1169the veteran is a woman.

8240

the veteran has been pregnant at some time.

23744the veteran has established the causal connection between being postpartum and VEA service for bipolar disorder.

39979the condition under consideration is bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, cyclothymia or bipolar disorder not otherwise specified.

23751

the veteran was within 90 days postpartum at the time of the clinical onset of bipolar disorder.

23745the veteran has established the causal connection between being postpartum and VEA service for the clinical onset of bipolar disorder.

23747the veteran has established the causal connection between being postpartum and operational service for the clinical onset of bipolar disorder.

or

23748the veteran has established the causal connection between being postpartum and eligible service for the clinical onset of bipolar disorder.

or

7334

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335

the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

23752

the veteran was within 90 days postpartum at the time of the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder.

23746the veteran has established the causal connection between being postpartum and VEA service for the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder.

23749the veteran has established the causal connection between being postpartum and operational service for the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder.

or

23750the veteran has established the causal connection between being postpartum and eligible service for the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder.

Clinical onset and operational service [23747]

40315

the veteran was within 90 days postpartum at the time of the clinical onset of bipolar disorder as a causal result of operational service.

40319

the veteran being within 90 days postpartum at the time of the clinical onset of bipolar disorder as a causal result of operational service was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical onset and eligible service [23748]

40316

the veteran was within 90 days postpartum at the time of the clinical onset of bipolar disorder as a causal result of eligible service.

40320

the veteran being within 90 days postpartum at the time of the clinical onset of bipolar disorder as a causal result of eligible service was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical worsening and operational service [23749]

40317

the veteran was within 90 days postpartum at the time of the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder as a causal result of operational service.

40321

the veteran being within 90 days postpartum at the time of the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder as a causal result of operational service was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [23750]

40318

the veteran was within 90 days postpartum at the time of the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder as a causal result of eligible service.

40322

the veteran being within 90 days postpartum at the time of the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder as a causal result of eligible service was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.