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Should I refuse to work if I had a nervous breakdown on the job? Can I get disability?
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Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on context
Having a nervous breakdown is a non specific label and does not preclude employment.
To get disability your mental state must somwhow be connected to the capacity to meet the requirements of your work.

In brief: Depends on context
Having a nervous breakdown is a non specific label and does not preclude employment.
To get disability your mental state must somwhow be connected to the capacity to meet the requirements of your work.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
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In brief: Nervous breakdown
The term nervous breakdown means different things to different people.
If a menatl health issue arose from a work related source, you should be evaluated by a mental health professional to see if returning to the job would be prudent. Disability determinations are also done by that type of professional, ie., a psychiatrist.

In brief: Nervous breakdown
The term nervous breakdown means different things to different people.
If a menatl health issue arose from a work related source, you should be evaluated by a mental health professional to see if returning to the job would be prudent. Disability determinations are also done by that type of professional, ie., a psychiatrist.
Dr. Charles Meusburger
Dr. Charles Meusburger
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
In brief: Need evaluatiiom
Associating work with the onset of your illness makes it tough to go back--disability may make recovery & return to work difficult as well--see a psychiatrist.
4 evaluation & recommendations.

In brief: Need evaluatiiom
Associating work with the onset of your illness makes it tough to go back--disability may make recovery & return to work difficult as well--see a psychiatrist.
4 evaluation & recommendations.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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