35% on Disability Have “Mental Disorder”

What does it take to get on disability? A mental disorder, apparently. About 35% of people currently receiving benefits from the civil government due to a disability are physically fit. Their disability is of the mental variety. The number of people on disability has increased dramatically over the years: Disabled beneficiaries have increased 49.7 percent from a decade ago in 2003 when there were 6,830,714 beneficiaries; and the number is up 14.3 percent from the 8,945,376 beneficiaries in 2009, Read more […]