Generalized Anxiety Disorder, or GAD, is a severe mental condition that may render an individual unable to perform his or her normal job duties. Bouts of nervousness and anxious bodily reactions characterize the condition. A person who is suffering from GAD will have problems that are so detrimental to his or her health that working can become impossible.
When GAD prevents a person from performing his or her job duties, a disability attorney may be able to help that person to collect Social Security Disability. The following are five reasons that generalized anxiety disorder can keep people from working: