Diagnosis papers for schizophrenia.

Can I Receive SSD Benefits for Schizophrenia?

When you develop a debilitating condition or you break your back and are unable to work, you can apply for and receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. But not every disability can be seen. Sometimes disabilities, such as schizophrenia, are “invisible.” So what happens if you have schizophrenia; can you receive SSD benefits? What is…

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Woman with chronic pain, laying on couch.

Do “Invisible Illnesses” Qualify for SSD Benefits?

For millions of Americans, others can easily see their disabilities. This visibility helps others to understand why they receive the necessary accommodations. However, for millions of others, their disabilities cannot be seen, but are rather considered to be “invisible.” Millions Suffer from Invisible Illnesses If a disability cannot be seen just be looking at someone,…

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Denied social security disability claim.

Some Common Reasons Your SSD Claim May Be Denied

For individuals struggling with a disability, Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can make all the difference. But while these benefits are extremely useful, it is important to note that the Social Security Administration (SSA) only approves of about one-third of the millions of applications it receives at the initial level. Here are the top 5…

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Woman with fibromyalgia pain.

Conditions that Commonly Qualify for SSD

Social Security disability benefits can help millions across the country who are unable to work due to a disability. In fact, according to the Social Security Administration (SSA), more than 10 million people are currently receiving Social Security disability benefits. However, many are often left wondering which medical conditions qualify for disability benefits.  The approval…

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