When considering an Independent Medical Examination, psychiatric problems may be considered as a stand alone issue for a claimant. Increasingly psychiatric problems are also being seen as an issue to consider alongside an injury or condition which has been, for whatever reason, particularly traumatic for the claimant.
Common examples of psychiatric illness are Anxiety Disorders, Behaviour Disorders, Depressive Disorders and Personality Disorders. These are umbrella terms for many more specific psychiatric illnesses.
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