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COMDTINST M1850.2D COAST GUARD PERSONNEL MANUAL (19 May 2006)

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CHAPTER 2. DEFINITIONS, PRESUMPTIONS, AND POLICIES

A. Definitions.
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9. Conditions or Defects not Physical Disabilities. Certain conditions and defects may cause a member to be unfit for continued duty and yet not have physical disabilities within the meaning of the law, thereby subjecting the member to administrative separation. These conditions include, but are not limited to, alcoholism; allergy to uniform clothing; character disorders; enuresis; heat intolerance with disturbances of thermal regulation; inability to be fitted in uniform clothing; motion/travel sickness; obesity; primary mental deficiency; pseudofolliculitisbarbae of the face and/or neck; somnambulism; stuttering or stammering; systemic or marked allergic reactions following stings by red ants, bees, wasps or other stinging insects; unsanitary habits including repeated venereal disease infections. A full listing of personality and intelligence disorders is contained in chapter 5 of the Medical Manual, COMDTINST M6000.1 (series).

Comments: Enuresis is bed-wetting.

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40. Physical Disability. Any manifest or latent physical impairment or impairments due to disease, injury, or aggravation by service of an existing condition, regardless of the degree, that separately makes or in combination make a member unfit for continued duty. The term physical disability includes mental disease, but not such inherent defects as behavior disorders, personality disorders, and primary mental deficiency.