Social Security and Personality Disorders

Personality disorders are an issue of mental health and can have significant effects on a person’s ability to function in a work-related environment and thus leaves them at risk to not earn a living wage. Depending on the severity of the condition, a person with a diagnosed personality disorder may be qualified to receive social security disability benefits.

If you or someone you love is experiencing difficulty meeting work obligations or earning a livable income because of a personality disorder, the Indianapolis Social Security attorneys of the Hankey Law Office can help you obtain the benefits you need. The process of applying for and receiving social security benefits can be difficult and confusing. Contact an experienced Indianapolis Social Security attorney today at 317-634-8565.

Types of Personality Disorders

There are many personality disorders that can cause a persistent pattern of difficulty dealing with personal relationships, work priorities, and functioning within social cultures. These disorders include:

  • Paranoid personality disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
  • Schizoid personality disorder
  • Schizotypal personality disorder
  • Antisocial personality disorder
  • Dependent personality disorder
  • Avoidant personality disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Histrionic personality disorder
  • Narcissistic personality disorder

Personality disorders are often hard to diagnose but the behavioral and emotional aspects of these disorders may be severe enough to significantly damage a person’s ability to perform work-related functions.

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Navigating the complicated world of applying and appealing for social security benefits for a successful approval can be extremely difficult. The Indianapolis social security attorneys of the Hankey Law Office have years of experience helping individuals obtain social security benefits and are committed to helping clients get the security they need. If you or someone you love needs help getting benefits, contact our offices today at 317-634-8565.