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My disability programs want me seeing a psychologist for therapy, is that odd?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Getting actual help

Perhaps your disability programs want you to have psychological help so you can recover -- rather than simply paying your bills while you're ill.
For instance, many people on disability with an injury also experience depression or anxiety. These issues can complicate and impede healing -- and medications alone will not solve the problem. Therapy can also include helpful coping strategies.

In brief: Getting actual help

Perhaps your disability programs want you to have psychological help so you can recover -- rather than simply paying your bills while you're ill.
For instance, many people on disability with an injury also experience depression or anxiety. These issues can complicate and impede healing -- and medications alone will not solve the problem. Therapy can also include helpful coping strategies.
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