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Hi, my name is jerome and I am 18 - will I be eligible for PIP?

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jeromestephens4 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited October 2022 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I suffer with severe depression, anxiety and mood swings. These issues have effected having a job, going out, relationships and personal hygiene. I have had two jobs that have not last more than two days due to my anxiety, during my shifts I would begin to sweat, my chest would tighten and I would feel like I was about to vomit and I also sometimes froze when customers would speak to me. My depression has affected me lot with maintaining my personal hygiene because most days I think what’s the point, family members sometimes have come round to make sure I have ate, bathed and that my house clean. Sometimes  I do not eat for days because I do not want to leave the house to get food because i have panic attacks or sometimes due to my depression, meaning that my sister has to come round and go/take me shopping so I don’t feel as bad. My mood swing have effected my relationships with some family Members and friends, I would be happy one minute and the next I would be sad or sometimes angry for  no reason. All three issues are really affect my life. Am on currently unemployed claiming universal credit as I really can’t work but I am struggling to get by financially, I do not want to have to keep relying on my family members. Will I be eligible for PIP?

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