Social Security Disability Benefits by Diagnosis

This website does not guarantee that any given individual will be granted social Security Disability Benefits just from having one or more of these diagnoses.

Social Security Benefits are granted only to those with a permanent full disability or expected death. The diagnoses below were listed in Social Security Disability Bulletins “12” and “112” for adult and child disabilities.

If you have a brain health diagnosis, the agency recommends you begin the process online at “” The agency has a thorough case review process requiring information from your doctor, your state office, your medical records and state disability office. With your permission they may also contact other individuals who know you to question them. Expect your evaluation process to last from 3 to 5 months.

You may seek more information from the Social Security Disability Website,, call 1-800-772-1213, or TTY 1-800-325-0778 for deaf or hard of hearing. If you arrange an appointment at your local social security office, you may bring a friend or relative to translate for you. Please contact ahead for one of their own translators, if English is not your regular language.

Diagnosis Titles Can be evaluated for SSD Benefits 12-MDisAdlt 112-MDisChld


Acute Distreess Disorders

Adjustment Disorder Adjustment Disorder 12.05 112.15
Adjustment-Like Disorders

Agoraphobia Agoraphobia 12.06 112.06
Akathesia - Medication Induced

Alcohol Withdrawal


Alzheimer's Disesase Alzheimer's 12.02
Amphetamine Dependence

Anorexia Nervosa Anorexia Nervosa 12.13 112.13
Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome

Antisocial Personality Disorder

Anxiety Disorder Anxiety Disorder 12.06
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attenuated Psychosis Syndrome

Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder 12.10 112.10, 112.14
Avoidant Personality Disorder Avoidant Disorder 12.08 112.08
Avoidant & Restrictive Food Intake Avoidant&Restrictive Food Intake 12.13 112.13
Binge Eating Disorder Binge Eating 12.13 112.13
Bipolar I Disorder Bipolar Disorder 12.04 112.04
Bipolar II Disorder Bipolar Disorder 12.04 112.04
Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Borderline Intelllectual Functioning Borderline Intellectual Functioning 12.11 112.11
Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline Disorder 12.08 112.08
Breahing-Related Sleep Disorders

Brief Psychotic Disorder

Bulimia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa 12.13 112.13
Caffeine-Induced Anxiety Disorder

Caffeine Dependence

Caffeine Withdrawal

Cannabis (Marijuana) Disorder

Catalepsy (Muscular Rigidity and Pain)

Catatonia (Motor Immobility)

Catatonic Schizophrenia

Central Sleep Apnea

Childhood Disintegrative Disorder

Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder


Cocaine Dependence

Cognitive Disorder Cognitive Processing Abnormalities

Communication Disorder

Conduct Disorder

Conversion Disorder Conversion Disorder 12.07 112.07
Cyclothymic Disorder Cyclothymic Disorder 12.04 112.04
Delayed Ejaculation


Delusional (Grandeur) Disorder Delusional (Grandeur) Disorder 12.03 112.03
Dementia Dementia, Vascular 12.02
Dependent Personality Disorder Dependent Personality Disorder 12.08 112.08
Depersonalization Disorder

Depression Depression, Vascular 12.04
Depressive Personality Disorder Depressive Personality Disorder 12.04

Developmental Coordination Disorder

Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder

Disorder of Written Expression


Mood -112.04
Dissociative Amnesia

Dissociative (Split) Identity Disorder

Down Syndrome




Dystonia-Medication Induced

Elimination Disorder



Erectile Disorder

Excoriaton Disorder

Exhibitionism Psychosexual Disorder

Expressive Language Disorder

Factitious Disorder

Female Orgasmic Disorder

Female Sexual-Arousal Interest Disorder

Fetishistic Disorder

Fronto-Temporal Cognitive Disorder

Frotteuristic Disorder

Gambling Disorder

Gender Dysphoria

General Adaptation Syndrome

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Generalized Anxiety Disorder 12.06 112.06
Genito-Pelvic Pain Disorder


Hallucinogen Persisting Perception

Histrionic Personality Disorder

HIV Infection Disorder

Hoarding (Compulsive) Disorder

Huntington's Disease Huntington's Disease 12.02

Hypersomnia-Hypersomnolence Disorder

Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder


Hypomanic Episode

Illness Anxiety Disorder (Hypochondria) Illness Anxiety Disorder 12.07
Impulse Control Disorder

Inhalant Use Disorder


Intellectual Development Disorder Intellectual Development Disorder 12.05 112.05
Intermittent Explosive Disorder Intermittent Explosive Disorder 12.08 112.08
Internet Gaming Disorder Internet Gaming Disorder

Intoxication, Substance Induced


Korsakoff's Syndrome

Language Disorder

Learning Disabilities-Learning Disorder

Lewy Bodies Disorder

Major Depressive Disorder
Major Depressive Episode

Male Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder


Medication-Induced Movement Disorders

Minor Depressive Disorder

Motor Disorders

Morbid/Pathological/Obsessive Jealousy

Narcissistic Personality Disorder


Neurodevelopmental Disorder
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Nicotine or Tobacco-Related Dependence

Night Eating Syndrome

Nightmare Disorder

Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Disorder

Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Self-Harm

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 12.06 112.06
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Obsessive-Compulsive Personality 12.08
Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea


Opioid Overdose

Opioid Use Disorder

Oppositinal Defiant Disorder

Orthorexia Nervosa (Only too-healthy foods)

Pain (Somatic) Disorder

Panic Disorder Panic Disorder 12.06 112.06
Paranoid Personality Disorder Paranoid Personality Disorder

Paraphilia (Sexually-Related) Disorders

Parkinson's Disease Parkinson's Disease 12.02
Pathological Gambling Disorder


Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder

Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia) Persistent Depressive Disorder 12.04
Personality Disorder

Phencylidine-PCP Related Disorder

Phobias-Phobic Disorders

Phonological (Speech Sounds) Disorders

Pica-Eating (Non-Nutrient Foods)

Postpartum/Peripartum Depression

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 12.15 112.15
Premature Ejaculation

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Psychotic Disorder-Psychosis Psychotic Disorder-Psychosis 12.03 112.03

Reactive Attachment Disorder

Reading Disorder

Relational Disorder

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (Act Out Dreams)

Restless Legs Syndrome

Rumination (Regurgitation) of Foods Syndrome

Sadistic Personality

Schizoaffective Disorder ("Schizo" means "split".) Schizoaffective Disorder 12.03 112.03
Schizoid Personality Disorder Schizoid Personality Disorder 12.08 112.08
Schizophrenia Schizophrenia 12.03 112.03
Schizophreniform Disorder

Schizotypal Personality Disorder Schizotypal Personality Disorder 12.08 112.08
Seasonal Affective (Pattern) Disorder

Sexual Masochism Disorder

Sexual Sadism Disorder


Selective Mutism

Separation Anxiety Disorder

Sleep Disorder

Sleep Disorder-Night Terrors Disorder

Sleep-Related Hypoventilation

Sleepwalking Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder Social Anxiety Disorder 12.06 112.06
Social (Prgmatic) Communication Disorder

Sociopathic-Antisocial Personality Disorder

Somatic Symptom Disorder Somatic Symptom Disorder 12.07 112.07
Specific Learning Disorder Specific Learning Disorder 12.11 112.11
Specific Phobia

Speech Sound Disorder

Spousal Abuse or Neglect

Stereotypic Movement Disorder

Stimulant Intoxication

Stimulant-Related Use Disorders

Substance/Medication Related Disorder
12.02 112.02
Suicidal Behavior Disorders

Suicide Risk-Based on Other Disorders

Tardive Dyskinesia

Tic Disorders
Tobacco-Related Disorders

Tourette Syndrome Tourette Syndrome

Transvestic Disorder

Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder 12.02
Vaginismus (Fear of Penetration)

Voyeuristic Disorder ("Peeping Tom")

Withdrawal From Substance