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Social Security Disability For Mental Illness
Social security disability for mental illness.Am bored&don't know what to do during the day.Would like to work again concerned about medical benefits?
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It's the same...: Disability status, is based on the evaluation by a medical specialist that your illness does not allow you to work in any economically viable capacity. Disability from a psychiatric diagnosis is usually subjected to more critical review than from other medical diagnosis as it is commonly believed that they are more often abused. Explore this option with a social worker & research gov ssd online. ...Read more
No simple answer: You will need to have an evaluation by a psychiatrist who will help fill out paperwork from social security. Disability is not/and should not be given easily. There needs to be substantial evidence that a person is unable to maintain gainful employment. Most requests are denied the first time. It can take months to 2 years for a final answer. Sometimes a disability lawyer can be helpful. ...Read more
Could be disability: If you mean "generalized anxiety disorder" = gad, it is defined as a mental illness. Just like other mental illness, people with gad suffer from symptoms that affect ability to enjoy life or work. Since it is treatable, gad may or may not be a disability depending on each person's condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's possible: The criteria for mental illness disability is set by the state. Generally any disability must be severe enough to impair various life functions (work, school, relationships). Borderline personality disorder, when left untreated, can be quite debilitating to ones life functioning. One has to go through disability evaluation process. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do you mean it?: I suppose the folks handling decisions are the best ones to ask, but i really can't imagine how severe bipolar disorder would not qualify as a disability - at least partial. However, many bi-polar people do work even though it is difficult. But, if you mean: can i hold an employer to blame for being diagnosed as bi-polar, probably not. ...Read more
Can I be declared to have a mental illness disability for borderline personality disorder in tennessee?
My son has a learning disability he has no mental illness just slow at school studies do I need to get him tested for anything?
LD: Psychoeducational testing by the school psychologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
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