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Can you qualify for disability for a anxiety disorder?

Can you qualify for disability for a anxiety disorder?

I don't think so: I doubt it--but never know for sure--i have one pt who got disability for the DX of dependent personality! ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Hello. I have been waiting for a family Dr for months. I already have been diognost with Anxiety disorder, are you willing to fill out disability form?

Hello. I have been waiting for a family Dr for months. I already have been diognost with Anxiety disorder, are you willing to fill out disability form?

In-person exam: A thorough in-person evaluation, over the course of several visits, is needed in order to determine whether or not a person is disabled... and to determine what the disability means. For example, a person may be disabled in her own profession, or may be disabled in all professions. Also, the disability may be temporary (hopefully), or may be permanent. One can start with her primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get disability for Social Anxiety Disorder?

Yes : If it is severe enough and your mental residual functional capacity test shows that you are unable to function normal tasks secondary to it like going to the grocery store or a doctor’s office on your own ...Read more

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Please help docs! is social anxiety disorder classed as a mental health disability?

Please help docs! is social anxiety disorder classed as a mental health disability?

Social anxiety : Social anxiety is common and does not have to be a diagnosable disorder. However, if social anxiety symptoms become so intrusive that they impair one's life than it could reach the level of being a diagnosable disorder. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy(CBT) can be helpful. If therapy does not work alone the symptoms can be relieved by adding appropriate medications. Seek the advice of a therapist. ...Read more

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Is generalized anxiety disorder a disability so I can stop my job?

Is generalized anxiety disorder a disability so I can stop my job?

Only if you: Choose to not be treated! with treatment, you should be able to function much better than you are right now. ...Read more

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Can my anxiety disorder be cured?

Yes: Read on mindfulness. It is very effective way to rid of anxiety without medication. ...Read more

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How to deal with anxiety disorder?

How to deal with anxiety disorder?

The best combo of: treatments is psychotherapy and possibly medication support. First you have to know that your anxiety is psychological and not the result of something else (side effects of meds, the result of a physical disease, etc.). Go to an MD for a physical first, then to a therapist, as needed. Here's a reference for some self diagnosis: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more

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How to deal with anxiety disorder?

Your Dr can assess: For an anxiety disorder ; underlying medical conditions that may be causing symptoms. There are a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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What is anxious vs anxiety disorder?

What is anxious vs anxiety disorder?

Normal vs. illness: "anxious" or anxiety is a normal, necessary human emotion. Anxiety disorders are abnormal conditions in which additional problems develop as a result of persistent, unnecessary anxiety. Doctors don't treat anxiety, per se. They treat anxiety disorders. ...Read more

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I have anxiety disorder, what to do?

I have anxiety disorder, what to do?

Are you getting : Treatment for your anxiety disorder? If not, that would be important. There are a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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What are the roots of anxiety disorder?

What are the roots of anxiety disorder?

No simple answer: The root of anxiety disorders is thought to be related to the "fight or flight" reaction gone awry. Anxiety itself is a normal emotion which can help us get through life-either by allowing us to act quickly in an emergency or in a mild form by keeping us alert. It is thought that this reaction can occur at inappropiate times leading to an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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How to know if I have anxiety disorder?

Anxiety: If you are consistently tense, afraid, uneasy it is quite likely you are suffering from an anxiety disorder. But rather than looking for a diagnosis you may be better served to try to discover what is troubling you. Confide in those you trust to see if you can uncover the origin of your anxiety. A consultation with a mental health professional may be very helpful.Best. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have an anxiety disorder?

How to tell if I have an anxiety disorder?

Anxiety???: Anxiety involves a cluster of symptoms. You can talk with a mental health provider to determine if your symptoms fit a diagnosis of anxiety. Sometimes feeling anxious may be time/situation limited. ...Read more

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What are common anxiety disorder symptoms?

What are common anxiety disorder symptoms?

3 Major spheres: The major symptoms of anxiety cluster in 3 areas. Biological symptoms which are felt in your body and can effect many systems. Psychological /cognitive which effect your inner self and thinking and, social/behavioral which effect your outside behaviors and interaction with the environment. ...Read more

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How to know if I have an anxiety disorder?

How to know if I have an anxiety disorder?

Anxiety disorder : It is inevitable to experience some moments of feeling on edge and overwhelmed. But when does stress shift from being adaptive to being crippling? In general, one has entered the realm of anxiety disorders when you feel constantly tense and worried and anxiety interferes with your work, school, or family responsibilities. Speak with your internist or a mental health provider to further discuss. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a anxiety disorder?

Which one: There are many kind of anxiety disorder from generalized anxiety disorder to panic disorder to post traumatic stess disorder to social phobia to obsessive compulsive disorder to plain anxiety disorder with mood adjustment .So if u feel u have anxiety pay a visit to your primary doctor and ask if u need to see a psychiatrist it may just be stress induced hyokalemia and hypocalcemia. ...Read more

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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
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Disabilities (Definition)

Disabilities is a term that describes a mental or physical condition that limits one's abilities to carry out the ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety Disorder (Definition)

A mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety, or fear that are strong enough to interfere ...Read more