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That worker has a workers’ compensation claim that will include compensation for the physical injuries and for PTSD. For information on a related study, please follow this link: Meets New Jersey definition of severe mental illness (SMI), which includes a DSM-IV diagnosis of an SMI; within the 3 to 6 months prior to study entry, functional limitations in major life activities that would be appropriate for the client's developmental stage; and within 2 years prior to study entry, two or more treatment episodes of greater intensity than outpatient services (such as inpatient, emergency, or partial hospitalization care, or a single episode lasting 3 months or more) OR a normal living situation disrupted to the point that supportive services were required to maintain the patient in their home or residence, or law enforcement officials were required to intervene DSM-IV Axis I diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, or major depression (as determined by Structured Clinical Interview)

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Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (December 1, 2003)

ISBN: 0789017873

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