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Alabama Disability Attorneys: Social Security Disability: Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression) is a serious medical condition which can, and often does, prevent a person from holding down a full-time job. Person’s suffering from bipolar disorder experience severe mood swings; from periods of crushing depression in which getting out of bed can seem an excruciating task, to times in which the person experiences manic highs in which nothing seems impossible and the person jumps from one excited idea to another without ever finishing a task. As severe as the depression can be, often persons suffering from manic depression do not like taking medication for their condition because the manic highs are so enthralling, but when questioned, they generally all say that during their highs they often engage in dangerous activities without regard for the consequences and that during this period it is hard for others to be around them. If it is difficult for someone to be around their family due to severe depression or manic highs, imagine how difficult it is for them to be at work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, 50 weeks a year.

The Social Security Administration considers bipolar disorder a disabling condition when the person has a history of periods characterized with both manic and depressive symptoms which causes at least two of the following: (i) marked restrictions in activities of daily living; (ii) marked difficulties in maintaining social functioning; (iii) marked difficulties in maintaining concentration, persistence, or pace or (iv) results in repeated episodes of decompensation of extended duration. Listing 12.04

If you live in Alabama, suffer with bipolar disorder and have recently been denied Social Security Disability benefits or SSI benefits, don’t give up, contact an experienced Alabama Social Security Disability attorney at Powell and Denny today.

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