DBSSE

Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (NRC)

DDS

Disability Determination Service

DES

Disability Evaluation Study

DHHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

DO

District office (SSA)

DOL

U.S. Department of Labor

DOT

Dictionary of Occupational Titles

DRI

Disability Research Institute

DSM-III

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition


GAO

U.S. General Accounting Office


HALS

Health and Activity Limitation Survey

HRS

Health and Retirement Survey


IADL

Instrumental activity of daily living

ICD

International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems

ICF

International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health

ICIDH

International Classification of Impairments, Activities, and Participation

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IRS

Internal Revenue Service


MBR

Master Beneficiary Record

MEC

Mobile examination center

MEF

Master Earnings File

MEPS

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey

MH/ABCD Task Force

Task Force on Mental Health, and Addictive, Behavioral, Cognitive, and Developmental Aspects of ICIDH

MRFCA

Mental Residual Functional Capacity Assessment


NACC

North American Collaborating Center (ICF)

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NASI

National Academy of Social Insurance

NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NCVS

National Crime Victimization Survey

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHIS

National Health Interview Survey

NHIS-D

National Health Interview Survey on Disability



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