Criteria for Social Security Psychiatric Disability

October 23, 2012
Stuart Gitlow, MD, MPH, MBA

What is necessary in order to make a psychiatric disability determination? For one thing, treating clinicians should be aware of how the domains that are important for the consideration of impairment differ from the domains that are important to consider diagnostically.

What is necessary in order to make a psychiatric disability determination? For one thing, treating clinicians should be aware of how the domains that are important for the consideration of impairment differ from the domains that are important to consider diagnostically.

Here to discuss is Dr Stuart Gitlow, Executive Director of the Annenberg Physician Training Program in Addictive Disease and Associate Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

Dr Gitlow is scheduled to speak at the upcoming US Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress in San Diego. His presentation, "Social Security Disability for Psychiatry," is scheduled for Thursday, November 8th, from 8:30 to 10:00 AM.

Social Security Psychiatric Disability