- Disability for Alcohol or Drug Addiction
- Disability for Anxiety Disorders
- Disability for Brain Disorders
- Disability for Developmental and Learning Disabilities
- Disability for Personality Disorders
- Getting Disability for Depression or Mood Disorders
- Questions About Mental Illness and Social Security Disability
- Getting Disability With a Mental RFC for “Less-Than-Unskilled” Work
- Does Taking Any Medication Automatically Qualify You for Social Security Disability Benefits?
- Will My GAF Score Affect Whether I Can Get Social Security Disability?
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Social Security has a set of disability listings for mental disorders, ranging from depression-related illness, anxiety-related disorders, and psychotic disorders to autism, ADHD and learning disabilities, and mental retardation (intellectual developmental disorder) and low IQ. The disability listings contain criteria that the disorders must meet to be considered disabling. But even if your disorder doesn't "meet" the listing, if you can prove you can't do even a simple, unskilled job due to emotional, psychiatric, or brain-related problems, you could get disability benefits.