Harassment/hostile work environment psychiatric claims
1. The working conditions must be stressful when viewed objectively.
2. The believable evidence must support a finding that the worker reacted in a stressful manner to the objectively proven stressful work conditions.
3. The objectively stressful working conditions must be peculiar to the particular workplace.
4. There must be objective evidence supporting a medical opinion of the resulting psychiatric disability beyond the bare statement of the Petitioner.