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Drug dependence or drug abuse for the worsening of schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia - Drug dependence or drug abuse for the worsening of schizophrenia Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 16 December 2009.

Preliminary questions [41229]

41242 there is some evidence that drug dependence or drug abuse 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.

40068

the veteran has had drug dependence or drug abuse at some time.

40077

the veteran had drug dependence or drug abuse at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

41298the veteran has established the causal connection between drug dependence or drug abuse and VEA service for the clinical worsening of schizophrenia.

41299the veteran has established the causal connection between drug dependence or drug abuse and operational service for the clinical worsening of schizophrenia.

or

41300the veteran has established the causal connection between drug dependence or drug abuse and eligible service for the clinical worsening of schizophrenia.

Clinical worsening and operational service [41299]

40078the drug dependence or drug abuse is causally related to operational service.

40080

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the drug dependence or drug abuse is causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [41300]

40079the drug dependence or drug abuse is causally related to eligible service.

40081

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the drug dependence or drug abuse is causally related.