Oct 13, 2016

New Somatoform Listing

     From Social Security's new mental impairment Listings effective January 17, 2017:
12.07 Somatic symptom and related disorders (see 12.00B6), satisfied by A and B
     A. Medical documentation of one or more of the following:
          1. Symptoms of altered voluntary motor or sensory function that are not better explained by another medical or mental disorder;
        2. One or more somatic symptoms that are distressing, with excessive thoughts, feelings, or behaviors related to the symptoms; or
      3. Preoccupation with having or acquiring a serious illness without significant symptoms present.
     B. Extreme limitation of one, or marked limitation of two, of the following areas of mental functioning (see 12.00F):
          1. Understand, remember, or apply information (see 12.00E1).
          2. Interact with others (see 12.00E2).
          3. Concentrate, persist, or maintain pace (see 12.00E3).
          4. Adapt or manage oneself (see 12.00E4).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

lol, fewer rights than a “member of Al Qaeda.”