Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners
Application Process for Medical Certification
Applicant History - Item 18. Medical History
m. Mental disorders of any sort; depression, anxiety, etc.
An affirmative answer to Item 18.m. requires investigation through supplemental history taking. Dispositions
will vary according to the details obtained. An applicant with an established history of a personality disorder
that is severe enough to have repeatedly manifested itself by overt acts, a psychosis disorder, or a bipolar
disorder must be denied or deferred by the Examiner. (See Item 47