Psychiatric disability, employment and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Psychiatr Clin North Am. 1999 Mar;22(1):147-58. doi: 10.1016/s0193-953x(05)70065-4.


Understanding the ADA as it applies to employment is necessary for a psychiatrist to be useful in the assessment of disability under the ADA. As more claims are brought into the courtroom, the growing body of case law will further elucidate the fine points of interpretation of the ADA.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • American Dental Association*
  • Disability Evaluation*
  • Disabled Persons / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Disabled Persons / rehabilitation
  • Employment / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mental Disorders / rehabilitation*
  • Psychiatry / legislation & jurisprudence
  • United States