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(p. 283) Impact of Psychiatric Disorders and Psychotropic Medications on Retention and Deployment 

(p. 283) Impact of Psychiatric Disorders and Psychotropic Medications on Retention and Deployment
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(p. 283) Impact of Psychiatric Disorders and Psychotropic Medications on Retention and Deployment
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David S. Shearer

and Colette M. Candy

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199928262.003.0058
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date: 19 November 2019

Psychiatric diagnoses and the prescription of psychotropic medication(s) may influence decisions by the military command regarding retention or separation from the Armed Services and limit operational deployment (e.g., combat). This chapter will summarize some of the key guidelines involved in this decision making process and the role of waiver requests and special circumstances.

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