Frisco, TX asked in Social Security for Texas

Q: I have an anxiety disorder that prevents me from holding a job. Its been diagnosed by a doctor, can I get disability?

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Social Security Disability Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA

A: If your anxiety disorder prevents you from holding a job and has been diagnosed by a doctor, you may be eligible for disability benefits. However, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has strict eligibility criteria for disability benefits, including a requirement that your condition must be expected to last for at least one year or result in death.

To apply for disability benefits, you will need to submit an application to the SSA and provide medical evidence to support your claim. The SSA will evaluate your application and determine whether you meet their eligibility criteria.

It is important to note that the disability application process can be lengthy and complex, and having a qualified attorney or representative can be helpful in navigating the process. They can help you with gathering and submitting medical evidence, completing the necessary forms, and representing you in any appeals or hearings.

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