Stress as a Mental Health Disability

Although stress is a common part of many people’s work lives, some individuals have endured past experiences that make it especially difficult for them to perform their job tasks properly while under pressure. These same people may actually experience a number of physical, stress-related symptoms that greatly impair their ability to complete their work on…

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Is the ADA Definition of “Disability” the Same?

The objectives of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Social Security Act’s (SSA) disability provisions are very different, and their definitions are not interchangeable. For example, the term “disability” is used in theADAin connection with whether a person is capable of performing “major life activities.” In the SSA, the term relates to a…

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