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Cerebral ischaemia - Depressive disorder Factor
The psychiatric condition must be diagnosed by a psychiatric specialist and the report conform with the Repatriation Commission Guidelines for Psychiatric Compensation Claims.
Last reviewed for CCPS 24 May 2007.
Preliminary questions 
37106 there is some evidence that depressive disorder may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident.
21802 the veteran had depressive disorder at some time.
39978 depressive disorder means a major depressive episode, recurrent major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, depressive disorder not otherwise specified, substance-induced mood disorder with depressive features, or mood disorder due to a general medical condition with depressive features, or with major depressive-like episodes.
37107 the veteran had the identified illness or injury within the 90 days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident.
37108 the veteran has established the causal connection between depressive disorder and operational service for the clinical onset of cerebrovascular accident.
Clinical onset and operational service 
22451 the identified illness or injury is causally related to operational service.