Almost everyone experiences anxiety during their life. This can come with worry about the health of a family member or friend, job loss, or even with living through a pandemic. Such anxiety inducing challenges usually resolve within a short time and the anxiety dissipates. However, a person with an anxiety disorder does not experience that […]


Depression is one of the most common medical problems affecting disability applicants. While sometimes causing severe functional impairment, depression is often unrecognized, undiagnosed and under-treated. Whether called dysthymia, major depressive disorder, or experienced as part of a bipolar disorder diagnosis, there are typical symptoms: increased sadness, anxiousness, irritability, hopelessness, and guilt; loss of interest in […]