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What work abilities are considered for SSD benefits?

Sometimes, a person in Atlanta suffers from a disability that does not fall under the Social Security Administration's (SSA) "Listing of Impairments." Therefore, to determine what work activities the person can still do despite his or her disability, the SSA will determine what the person's "residual functional capacity."

Depression and anxiety affects the brain

Georgia residents may be interested to hear that according to numerous studies, almost 50 percent of individuals who have a one mental illness also suffer from a second mental illness concurrently. For example, if an individual has depression, they may also exhibit symptoms of other mental illnesses, such as anxiety. For this reason, researchers have funneled their efforts to determining the risk factors that point to mental illnesses.

Disability benefits: what is a "disability onset date?"

When a person in Georgia is awarded Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, the benefits will not be paid retroactively. Instead, it will commence starting at the date the person applied for benefits, so long as all other requirements for benefits have been satisfied.

What are some examples of complications from colostomy?

Sometimes, after a person in Georgia has surgery on their colon because of colon cancer or other conditions, they are fitted with a colostomy bag. A colostomy bag collects the person's bodily waste, but there are a number of complications from colostomy a person could suffer.

3 common questions about workers' compensation

You always worked in a field that had potential hazards, but you never thought you'd be the person to get hurt. That all changed when you went to a new work site last week. Someone there didn't put together the scaffolding correctly, and you fell. You hurt your neck and back, and now you have injuries that require medical care.

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