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Are mental health and Fibromyalgia considered as a disability for PIP?

angeltaylor
angeltaylor Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited April 2020 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I'm not sure if I am in the correct place or not,  hopefully I am. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia 12 years ago and am struggling lately to work full time. I have also been on antidepressants for most of my adult life. I'm now 58 and although I'm an optimistic and proud person I have had to start the process of making a claim for PIP.  I've accepted that my mental health and Fibromyalgia are conditions that affect my lifestyle. Would they be considered as a disability though?

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