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Bipolar disorder - Electroconvulsive therapy Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 16 December 2009.

Preliminary questions [39996]

40183 there is some evidence that electroconvulsive therapy may be a factor in the worsening of the condition under consideration.

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.

40184

the veteran had electroconvulsive therapy after the clinical onset of the condition under consideration and within the two weeks before its clinical worsening.

40185

the veteran's electroconvulsive therapy after the clinical onset of the condition under consideration and within the two weeks before its clinical worsening was for treatment of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

40186the veteran has established the causal connection between electroconvulsive therapy and VEA service for the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder.

40187the veteran has established the causal connection between electroconvulsive therapy and operational service for the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder.

or

40188the veteran has established the causal connection between electroconvulsive therapy and eligible service for the clinical worsening of bipolar disorder.

Clinical worsening and operational service [40187]

40189the identified illness or injury, for which the veteran had electroconvulsive therapy, is causally related to operational service.

40191

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the identified illness or injury, for which the veteran had electroconvulsive therapy, is causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [40188]

40190the identified illness or injury, for which the veteran had electroconvulsive therapy, is causally related to eligible service.

40192

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the identified illness or injury, for which the veteran had electroconvulsive therapy, is causally related.