Mental Health

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Special Issuance Certification for Depression with Antidepressant Usage

Effective April 5, 2010, the FAA began considering individuals for special issuance medical certification who are being treated for depression with one of four specific antidepressant medications.

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

The FAA continues to maintain a conservative policy toward certifying individuals with a diagnosis of ADD. Medications are often a problem.

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Specifications for Neuropsychological Evaluation

The FAA often requests a neuropsychological evaluation in cases involving head injuries, substance abuse, strokes, or other situations.

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Psychiatric and Psychological Evaluation

All records covering prior psychiatric hospitalizations and/or other periods of observation or treatment are required for review.

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Submit to the FAA

Helps you find the contact information for submitting your medical records.

Updated 04/09/2010