Unique Issues in Assessing Work Function Among Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities

  title={Unique Issues in Assessing Work Function Among Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities},
  author={Kim L. MacDonald-Wilson and Erna Sally Rogers and William A. Anthony},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
With the admission of people who experience psychiatric disabilities in the state–federal vocational rehabilitation system and the Social Security disability rolls in the 1960s, assessment of their capacity to work has been a major concern. Given the rising rates of claims for psychiatric disability in both the public and the private sectors, and the disappointing employment outcomes of people with psychiatric disabilities compared to those with other disabilities, there have been numerous… CONTINUE READING

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