How to document emotional distress.

Asked over 1 year ago - San Diego, CA

If a person is being subjected to intentional infliction of emotional distress and wants to document the existence of the distress, is this usually done through a doctor, psychologist, or through whom?

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  1. Sean Michael Patrick

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    Answered . The answer is Yes. Any professional who is qualified to evaluate and treat associated disorders. Be specific as to your complaints so it is well documented.

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  2. Manuel Alzamora Juarez

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    Answered . I pschologist or psychiatrist would be the appropriate professionals to documents your stress. Be prepared to pay for a test and fees. Best of luck.

    This answer is provided by Manuel A. Juarez, Esq., El Abogado de Accidentes de Autos de California: 510-206-4492.... more
  3. Christian K. Lassen II

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    Answered . You are correct.

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  4. Jeffrey Bruce Gold

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    Answered . Medical doctor and/or psychologist and/or psychiatrist.

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  5. Andrew Daniel Myers

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    Answered . Saying that a person is subjected to emotional distress may or may not actually be based upon facts that support a legal emotional distress claim. Here's why:

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  6. Paul J Molinaro

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    Answered . Emotional distress may be proven by testimony and/or documentation made by a psychiatrist (a physician, M.D. or D.O.) or clinical psychologist (PhD trained in clinical psychology). As these types of treaters often require more than one visit, a person with true emotional distress should expect to be seen more than once. In some cases, multiple visits over the course of weeks or months is required to adequately treat (and document the severity of the distress).

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