The individual is an applicant for a DOE security clearance. In March 2011, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address her alcohol use. In addition to the PSI, the LSO requested the individual’s medical records and recommended a psychiatric evaluation of the individual by a DOE consultant psychiatrist (DOE psychiatrist). The DOE psychiatrist examined the individual in April 2011 and memorialized his findings in a report (Psychiatric Report). According to the DOE psychiatrist, the individual suffers from Alcohol Dependence.