Anxiety Disorders

Disability Benefits For Anxiety Disorders

Until you’ve dealt personally with crippling anxiety, it is hard to appreciate what other people go through. Whether it relates to a fear of specific things or circumstances, chronic worry about the unknown, or panic attacks that come on without warning, an anxiety disorder can make it hard to function.


Anxiety disorders can take a variety of forms: post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia or another clinical disorder included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). When it comes to employment, an anxiety disorder can make it very difficult to consistently stay on task and hold down a job. That’s where Social Security Disability benefits can be invaluable.

If You Qualify For Disability Benefits, We Can Help You Obtain Them

At The Lawrence Law Firm, based in Kissimmee, Tampa and Orlando, Florida, we advise and represent clients whose lives are impacted by mental disorders such as anxiety disorders and depression, as well as certain seizure disorders. We can help you understand and pursue benefits related to:

  • Panic attacks, which must be medically documented and evaluated in order to qualify for benefits
  • Episodes of anxiety that require recovery time and rest
  • Clinical syndromes for which strong medication is prescribed — medication that can cause disabling side effects
  • A Social Security claim that was previously denied

Everyone’s situation is different. An experienced attorney can answer your questions about your anxiety disorder and how it relates to Social Security benefits.

Contact Us For A Free Consultation

Talk to an experienced SSD Lawyer for anxiety disorders. Contact The Lawrence Law Firm for a free consultation about your disability case.

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