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Can someone who has a manic depressive illness such as bipolar disorder apply for disability benefits?

Can someone who has a manic depressive illness such as bipolar disorder apply for disability benefits?

Depends: On the severity of the illness, most patients with bipolar disorders function well without needing disability benefits. ...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


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With a ruptured disk should I apply for disability?

With a ruptured disk should I apply for disability?

Disability: Only if you are truly disabled and unable to work. There are successful treatments. ...Read more

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Can I apply for disability for interstitial cystitis?

Can I apply for disability for interstitial cystitis?

IC: It is very difficult to qualify for disability for interstitial cystitis. Any disease which is poorly understood, has no definitive diagnostic test and has no effective treatment is going to be difficult can get qualified for disability . ...Read more

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I have a p.e can I claim disability benefits?

I have a p.e can I claim disability benefits?

Start here: https://www.gov.uk/dla-disability-living-allowance-benefit/overview This site will guide your first queries. I'd expect that it will take patience and organization, but this is a start. Good luck! ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a person with severe eczema qualify for disability benefits?

Would it be possible that a person with severe eczema qualify for disability benefits?

No.: Severe eczema can almost always be controlled. There is no reason for disability, even with moderate eczema, what can't that person do? ...Read more

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Should I apply for social security disability for a chronic disorder that is makes me tired fast?

Severity?: That depends upon what you can and can't do. If you cannot perform any job duties, then perhaps,. It may be best to consult with a disability attorney. ...Read more

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Chances of getting disability benefits because of scoliosis?

Chances of getting disability benefits because of scoliosis?

See below: The diagnosis of scoliosis does not automatically qualify one for disability benefits. It really depends on how that scoliosis is impacting the persons life and whether or not it prevents someone from gainful employment. Most people with scoliosis are able to work in my experience. Some people with scoliosis may not be able to work very physical jobs. ...Read more

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What problems do I face in seeking disability benefits?

What problems do I face in seeking disability benefits?

Denial: There are no problems seeking disability benefits. You may get a denial and might have to wait or hire an attorney, but i see no problems you will face seeking disability. You may end up paying something as you get your paperwork ready to apply, though. ...Read more

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What can cause a person have to be to qualify for disability benefits?

Complicated: You must be medically unable to perform the essential functions of your job, nor are you able to perform other gainful employment in order to qualify for social security. Government agencies have an interactive process to advocate or deny disability benefits. ...Read more