Major Depression Types and Disability Pension Qualification

major depression

Depression is the second-most common medical condition listed on Social Security disability software. Depression in its various forms (major depression, dysthymia, and persistent depressive disorder) is a type of mood disorder characterized by gloom, sadness, and feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy. Concurrent with these emotions, a person with depression frequently suffers from feelings of fatigue…

Common Medical Conditions that Considered for Disability

common medical conditions

The Social Security Administration (SSA) awards Social Security Disability benefits based on the type of disabling condition the claimant is suffering from. These are common medical conditions which affect an individual’s ability to gain employment. The SSA’s impairment listing manual, also known as the “Blue Book,” contains a list of these common medical conditions. If…

The Social Security Disability Blue Book for Healthcare Professionals

Social Security Disability Blue Book

Disability Evaluation Under Social Security has been specially prepared to provide physicians and other health professionals with an understanding of the disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration. Social Security Disability Blue Book explains how each program works, and the kinds of information a health professional can furnish to help ensure sound and prompt…