Mental Health
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Is mental illness considered a disability?

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2015-11-06 02:42:56

Well, the definition of a disability is a physical or mental

condition that limits a person's movements, senses or activities.

For mental illness just like physical illness it depends on the

severity.

This is just my opinion.

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2013-04-10 14:06:27

If it is severe enough to keep you from working, then yes it is.

However, if it is something self-inflicted that you can stop

causing, then it would not be considered a disability.


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