Recent studies estimate that one in every five military personnel returning from Iraq or Afghanistan has PTSD. Further, 20% of veterans who have been deployed in the past six years have PTSD. That is about 300,000 soldiers. A VA Study suggests that The Marines and Army were nearly four times more likely to report PTSD than Navy or Air Force because of their greater exposure to combat situations.
PTSD is becoming very common, and there is a lot of talk about it, but information regarding how it affects VA Disability compensation is very hard to find. The information on this site should be very helpful to any Veteran who is seeking VA Disability Compensation for PTSD.
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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after you have been through a traumatic event. The following information should be very helpful to any Veteran who is seeking VA Disability Compensation for PTSD.
When it comes to service connected disability compensation with PTSD, the VA determines your percentage of compensation based off something called your Global Assessment of Functioning Score, or GAF Score. Learn what these scores mean.
Thousands of Veterans have PTSD, and few are familiar with the support options available. Contact us today for more information and a free phone consultation.