Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder that affects a person’s ability to interpret reality. Commonly mislabeled as split personality disorder, it is a condition that disrupts thinking and the balance of emotions. Since this condition can prevent gainful employment, it is possible to qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits with schizophrenia.
The cause of schizophrenia is unknown, and some of its symptoms mirror other mental disorders. The symptoms can be divided into three categories:
Schizophrenic disorder, along with paranoia and other psychotic disorders, is classified as a mental disorder for both adults and children.
Evaluation for schizophrenic disorder by the Social Security Administration is based on the following criteria and requires certain levels of severity:
Schizophrenia is a condition that can cause severe emotional and mental trauma for you and your family. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with schizophrenia, the Social Security Disability attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin want to help you qualify for SSD on the basis of schizophrenia for your daily expenses and medical costs.
We know the SSA is notoriously tough on awarding benefits for people with disabling conditions. That’s why we carefully build the most complete, accurate, and up-to-date claims possible for our clients. Best of all, there’s no charge to you unless we get you benefits. Contact our firm today.
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