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Borderline Personality Disorder and Social Security Disability

By Social Security Disability
Although mental health disabilities are generally tricky to prove for purposes of obtaining Social Security Administration (SSA) disability benefits, borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one of the most difficult. People who suffer from BPD frequently do not acknowledge their condition as problematic, even when a treating physician diagnoses them. Personality…
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History of Disability in America

History of Disability in America

By Social Security Disability
Over 40 million Americans live with disabilities. Thanks to advancements in science and technology and the passage of necessary legislation, these Americans are able to lead independent lives and contribute vitally to society. But the way individuals with disabilities have been treated throughout the United States’ history has not always…
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SSDI and Lupus

SSDI and Lupus

By Social Security Disability
According to the Lupus Foundation of America, lupus, or systemic lupus erythematosus, is a chronic autoimmune disease. It can damage any part of the body, and approximately 5 million people around the world suffer from it. If you have been diagnosed with lupus and meet additional criteria, you may be…
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How to Reinstate SSDI

How to Reinstate SSDI

By Social Security Disability
If you are receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, Social Security Administration (SSA) might stop them should you start working again and earn income above the substantial gainful activity (SGA) threshold. Fortunately, you may qualify for reinstatement without having to file a new application…
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