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How Anxiety Disorder Can Restrict Filing for Disability in New York

Frank J. Dito, Jr.
Car accident, personal injury and workers’ compensation attorney serving Staten Island and Brooklyn New York.

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9/14/2011
Frank J. Dito, Jr.
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If you suffer from an anxiety disorder that significantly affects your quality of life, then you could be entitled to take action in filing for disability in New York.  It may feel like an overwhelming process, however with the help of New York Social Security disability lawyers you can have the assurance of someone working on your behalf.

While anxiety disorder is not an uncommon psychological impairment, it can become severe enough that it would lead to the need for Social Security. To qualify you will need to meet Social Security Administration's (SSA) criteria. 

Proving Anxiety Disorder When Filing for Disability in New York

One of the components to qualify for Social Security is proving that your condition significantly limits your social, personal and work life: 

  • you are unable to handle changes in a work setting
  • you have difficulty with movements such as walking, lifting, carrying, pulling
  • you are not able to handle common interpersonal situations with co-workers or employer
  • you are unable to understand or carry out basic instructions


Category: Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits


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