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PIP review: I think I'm going to get penalised :-/

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Carl315
Carl315 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
Hi all, recently sent off my PIP review...... realised I put my autism diagnostic report in and the psychiatrist asked about hobbies etc and how I spend my time. I have depression/anxiety too and it mentions me playing video games most of the time despite all my issues with washing dressing etc. 

...... just worried it's going to get used against me and also for UC too now...

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  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 2,269 Scope online community team
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    Hi  @carl315, welcome to the community. Sorry you're feeling worried by your PIP review. It's really difficult to say how they'll interpret it, but hopefully they'll be able to see the whole picture and will take into account how your conditions affect you day to day.

    It's not necessarily a negative thing as your ability to play your video games is different to your ability to cope with other activities and situations. Fingers crossed you're not waiting too long to hear back from them, I know the waiting can be horrible especially if you're already worried about something. 
    Rosie (she/her)

    Online Community Coordinator @ Scope

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  • Carl315
    Carl315 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    I was told by mental health team to game as well as a form of distraction.

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