If you suffer from an emotional disorder that prevents you from enjoying everyday life and keeps you from gainful employment, you could qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.What is an emotional disorder? Emotional disorder is not a medically accurate term, but generally refers to psychological disorders that can be described as emotional in nature. The two most common emotional disorders are anxiety and depressive disorders. How emotional disorders impact people Emotional disorders can keep a person from living normally.
- Anxiety disorder Anxiety disorder is one of the most common emotional disorders that can severely disrupt a person's life. Those who suffer it can have overwhelming feelings of panic, severe nightmares, obsessive thoughts and paralyzing fear.Those feelings of anxiety often manifest in increased heart rate, uncontrollable sweating, muscle tension, shaking and nausea.
- Depressive disorders Depressive disorders result in debilitating feelings of despair that can keep someone from eating, sleeping or socializing. People who suffer depressive disorders often have health issues resulting from poor eating habits and lack of sleep and can have trouble interacting with people or finding the motivation to get out of bed.