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TOPIC: ESA- MEDICAL

ESA- MEDICAL 1 week 2 days ago #241394

Hi, I have my ESA medical later this week and I’m really beginning to stress about it. I’m currently in the support group for my mental health. I’m worrying I will answering all questions in a positive way and not show a true picture. I always crumble under pressure and the last time I had an interview at appeal
Stage they told me I never got it through the questions I answered but from what the psychiatrist’s letter said.
I get really anxious and worked up about it. If anything I feel my condition never gets a chance to get better because if It’s not my PIP then it’s my ESA! Also what should I wear, I’ve been told not to look too smart. Thanks Tullulah

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ESA- MEDICAL 1 week 2 days ago #241397

Tullulah

You say that you will be answering all of the questions in a positive way, is this due to your conditions? How much control do you have over this?

Gordon

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ESA- MEDICAL 1 week 2 days ago #241399

When they asked me if the doctors surgery phoned to cancel an appointment how would I feel? My husband wanted to answer that I wouldn’t answer the phone and also I would be in my bed sleeping liken I usually do but I answered the question not really knowing what I would do and I just said it would upset. I just seem to have cotton wool in my brain and I can’t answer a question. Then I beat myself up about how hopeless I’m.
Thanks Tullulah

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ESA- MEDICAL 1 week 2 days ago #241400

Tullulah

OK, so first of all, don't rush to answer the question, take a moment to make sure you understand what is being asked.

Secondly, the questions will be set up to try and make you answer "yes", so as an example; "yes but I can only do it...", so rather than doing this start all of your answers with "no", so "no, I can only do this...".

Gordon
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