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Tips On How To Receive Social Security Disability Benefits Due To Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) can cause significant psychological and physiological stress to an individual. Working can be a nerve-wracking and draining ordeal. Merely leaving the house or driving to work can take a toll. OCD sufferers may obsess about germs, messes or unsafe situations, superstitions or imagined disasters, recurring thoughts of sex, violence or self-harm, perceived immorality, or simply anything that is asymmetrical or out of place. These fears and thoughts manifest as compulsions and anxieties, including checking and rechecking (door locks, stoves, etc.), excessive hand-washing or housecleaning, constantly ordering, arranging or smoothing, counting, tapping or chanting, superstitious avoidance (e.g., sidewalk cracks), superstitious repetitions (e.g., do everything three times), hoarding or excessive worrying. Some people with OCD are able to hold a job, keeping their obsessions or compulsions in check. But many cannot function in a work setting, even with professional help.

If you cannot earn a living because of compulsive behaviors, obsessive thoughts or paralyzing phobias, you may be able to collect Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

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