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PIP for depression?

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Scope community team

edited September 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
This discussion was created from comments split from: Trying to claim PIP for anxiety depression OCD.


  • odonnell
    odonnell Member Posts: 10 Listener
    Can  anyone got pip for depression  I  put down  sent  mine in   for depression  on  tablets  for it  past three months 
  • wilko
    wilko Member Posts: 2,449 Disability Gamechanger
    Most likely not, as the PIP acessment is about your abilities and not your medical condition or disability. Have you taken a self test to see how you would fare against the PIP descriptors. 
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,798 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @odonnell, PIP is awarded based on how a condition affects your life, rather than the condition itself. That said, we've had many community members with depression who've successfully claimed PIP. If you're interested in taking the self-test mentioned above, you can find it here.

    Wishing you all the best with your application, do keep us updated and let us know if we can be of assistance!


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