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    After 40 Years, Finally Got Diagnosed. What the Hell Do I Do Now???

    Hi All, My new medicine has made me feel like a new person. My diagnosis has made sense of decades of confusion and therapy that went and didn't help me understand myself very much. Then my doctor makes an observation, I agree to go to yet another psychiatrist, he gives me a questionnaire...
  2. E

    Have you ever been hospitalised for a mental health related issue?

    Hi guys, I'm looking for individuals who've been previously hospitalised for a research study looking into how well people fit back into their communties once discharged from hospital (mental health related). This questionnaire will not ask any personal questions and is only 15 minutes. I...
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    I need some people to participate in a study in the form of a questionnaire

    I need some people to participate in a study in the form of a questionnaire Hi guys, I'm sorry for this because I know it's not helpful to anyone but I was pretty let down by some people that had agreed to do a questionnaire to help in my research study for psychology classes, it's due tomorrow...
  4. J

    ESA work capability questionnaire

    Hi everyone, I’m looking for advice as I’ve just received a letter from the DWP requiring me to fill in a work capability questionnaire. I am in the work related activity group and have been since 2013 but haven’t had to go into the JC for any interviews since then. I’m so worried as I know I’m...
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    ESA50 Capability for work questionnaire

    Hi we have been send an ESA50 Capability for work questionnaire ,because they say it is some time my wife filed one out and her needs and condition may have changed, but that is not true because she filled one out in may this year and got her award in June renewed. i thought they are not...
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    Medical assessor LIED about me in her report

    In March this year, just 14 months after winning an appeal to get my ESA reinstated which took 18 months, I was sent a work capability questionnaire, as a result I was told to go to an assessment, the assessment was postponed twice because they lost my file, I asked for a copy of the report &...
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    Questionnaire for ESA

    I received a questionnaire for ESA. I have filled it in and sent it off but I feel anxious about it. What happens when they have looked at it?
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    PIP questionnaire

    PIP questionnaire | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems
  9. neorealism

    Capability for Work Questionnaire.

    Hello everyone! I have received the dreaded re-assessment form for ESA after being on it for about 4 years. I think due to huge backlog it has arrived about 1 or 2 years late. Many things have happened to me since I filled out the first questionnaire. Aside from my depression diagnosis - I...
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    Health questionnaire

    http://www2.gre.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/757037/Health-Questionnaire-for-Teaching-Students-Final-Draft.pdf Here is an example of a health questionnaire. I know I would not pass a Health examination/test like this so this is why I would not be able to enter into certain careers I...
  11. yellows

    ESA Work Questionnaire

    Hi i have been on ESA for quite a while now in the support group since my last Assessment with ATOS which was a living nightmare for me. But just got a letter in the post saying I got to fill in a capability for work questionnaire now I am shaking and sweating and short of breath and my head is...
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    Capability for work questionnaire

    I have one of these through the letterbox and know nothing about it. it's not like a claim form, I am on ESA SG and DLA for mental health. Do you know if I have to send it back with supporting letters from the GP or psychiatrist. thanks.
  13. CrazySteff95

    The Connection Between Mental Health & I.Q. - Questionnaire

    1. Your age 2. Your gender 3. Mental health problems you suffer / have suffered from 4. Your I.Q. Please be honest when answering these questions. Thank you.
  14. pepecat

    Research request: Guided imagery for reducing anxiety

    Participate in research: Guided imagery for reducing anxiety Please note this has been approved by the moderators / admin Hello, my name is Jedda Crabtree and I am currently undertaking a research project with Jessica Nguyen at the Queensland University of Technology, School of Psychology and...
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    ESA not awarded until health assesment

    hello everyone. I have made a claim for ESA due to my mental health problems. I have been to the doctor and received fit notes that I have sent on to the job centre. but because I missed my health assessment when I was on ESA last year, they won't pay me any benefits until I have been to another...
  16. Artmuzz

    Question about ATOS

    I am on ESA and sent back an ATOS questionnaire to ATOS on March 16. This is now nearly the end of April and I have still not heard back from them about when I'm getting interviewed or if I have passed my medical. How long does it take for ATOS to get back in touch after sending the...
  17. Artmuzz

    ATOS questionnaire - worried sick

    I have been suffering anxiety and depression for over 10 years and in 2013 I was moved from Incapacity Benefit that I have been on since 2005 to ESA WRAG. Just last week I recieved a questionnaire for me to fill in and in the letter it tells me I may have to get interviewed. I am totally...
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    The effect of lifetime adversities on resistance to antipsychotic treatment in schizophrenia patients

    The effect of lifetime adversities on resistance to antipsychotic treatment in schizophrenia patients Abstract Aim The aim of this study is to examine whether there is an association between cumulative life adversities and treatment-resistant schizophrenia. Methods We recruited 186...
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    medical clearance

    I've been offered a teaching job based on medical clearance. I've had some history of stress, one week off for stress two years ago and 3 days last march. Both times, I had antidepressants. Also visited an occupational health clinic. I have to fill a medical questionnaire. Would my job offer be...
  20. BillFish

    Just got the ESA questionnaire :/

    Just got the ESA questionnaire, so will have to take some time and fill it in properly.Although I gather from online and the media that it doesn't actually matter what I send to the ESA gestapo, they will forge ahead anyway.Some really pointless questions in it that are designed and geared to...