Mental illness and lost income among adult South Africans. were $3.6 billion. These data indicate either that mental illness has a major economic impact, through the effect of disability and stigma on earnings, or that people in lower income groups are at increased risk of mental illness. or the possibility that women may be earning Cited by: 33. Applicants for Social Security disability often base their claims on mental illnesses and disorders such as depression, anxiety, and bi-polar disorder. While almost half of all mental disability claims are denied at the initial application stage, 75% are eventually approved after appeal.Author: Melissa Linebaugh, Contributing Author.
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