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I have been assessed but did not take into acccount my depression

technogaztechnogaz Posts: 1Member Listener
edited February 2019 in Mental health issues
I have been assessed but they didn't take into account depression why


  • steve51steve51 Posts: 6,028Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @technogaz


    It’s great to meet you this afternoon!!!!!!!!

    Sorry but what Benefit was you assessed for?????

    Did they actually let you know about your “Depression” in regards to your claim???

    Sorry for all of the questions!!!!!!!


  • Gary01522Gary01522 Posts: 24Member Connected
    I was assessed
    for pip sorry to be down. but the guy rushed me through with lots of that does  not count. I felt ignored and upset.
    I do suffer badly from depppresion the Drs that knew all about me where one went to Australia and the other retired. being depressed left me unable to think straight. and i was rushed with that does not count we dont need to know about that.   I did not fight the result. but feel its to late now. and seeing some of the results. scared that I may loose even more I lost around £130 a month

  • markyboymarkyboy Posts: 374Member Pioneering
    You need to research what PIP is about you cannot get it by saying you are depressed it's how your disability affects you carrying out the descriptors in the PIP criteria
  • Pippa_ScopePippa_Scope Posts: 5,856Member Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @technogaz, and welcome!

    I'm sorry to hear this. Are you appealing the decision? This Scope page on DWP appeals may help you get started.
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