The National Institute of Mental Health is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research of mental health disorders such as bipolar disorders, depression, schizophrenia, etc.
In comparison with other security clearance issues, there were but a few cases over a ten year period where mental health applied.
Mental health rarely stands alone in the denial or revocation of a security clearance. The bigger concern is how mental health issues affect behavior and reliability.
Wondering what your psychologist might say during your security clearance background investigation? It’s simple – ask.
The government may order you to meet with a mental health professional for an assessment as a part of your security clearance.
A recent post on the Department of Defense’s Deployment Health Clinical Center blog discussed the likelihood of someone losing their security clearance after seeking mental health treatment.
A recently released update to the SF-86 clarifies question 21, the mental health question on the SF-86.
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Psychological health is a factor in your ability to maintain a security clearance. Controversy remains about how exactly to establish risk as it relates to mental health and psychological treatment.
Mindfulness-based techniques are being offered to employees by major corporations
Many clearance holders choose to ignore or self medicate for mental health issues due to fear of how it will affect their career.
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