A psychiatric disability is a mental illness diagnosed by a mental health professional that greatly disturbs thinking, moods, and/or behavior. They may be occasional or long-lasting (chronic). They can affect your ability to relate to others and function each day.
Common types of Psychiatric Disabilities include:
Anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and phobias
- Depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia