A recent article in the Bipolar Network News (BNN) bipolarnews.org Vol. 19, Issue 1, 2015, highlights that according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) patients with Bipolar Disorder are covered under the ADA. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), charged with enforcing the ADAAA, has made it clear in […]
This article by attorney Eric B. Meyer posted on the DRI (Defense Research Institute) LinkedIn page states that a federal court, remarkably, has recently held that the anxiety symptoms arising from fear of losing one’s job qualifies as a “disability” under the ADA (American’s With Disabilities Act). This certainly has relevance for forensic psychiatrists who […]
This is an original article, published in San Francisco Attorney Magazine (2001) that discusses the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California Fair Employment & Housing Act (FEHA) in relation to protection and accommodation issues for employees with mental disabilities. Download mental_illness_in_workplace.PDF Mental Illness in the Workplace: Legal and Psychiatric Implications of Mentally Disabled […]
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