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Jassy1981

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Hi i suffer with anorexia nervosa i was told to apply for pip by my therapist so i did.i noted on my form what i suffer with like my anorexic voice what comes mostly surroding my food times and when i have therapy.now this asessor from pip has said that my mental health was unremarkable and i showed now sighns of my anorexic voice and that im sfe to go out alone when iv been told not to now i have read this report it makes me think i was right all along and that i am ok i do t need help and all these specialist have lied if she stated im fine now i feel like i dont want to carry on seeing my psychiatrist or theripist as there aint no need just like what my anorexic sides tells me every day please help me
 
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Bananarama

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Hi, mental health agencies are unfortunately inconsistent, diagnosis from dr to dr can differ but the criteria should really be the same, if you go on the NHS BMI calculator put in your age height and weight that will give you an objective piece of evidence that you fall into the anorexic category (I think on the scale it only says as much as ‘underweight’ you’ll probably find yourself in the red zone but they can’t give an online diagnosis like that of anorexia) Hopefully though that should help you see that you are at risk. I wouldn’t take this pip thing into much consideration, if you just filled in a report yourself and the people read that alone then they’re not properly assessing you. If you are still hearing your anorexic voices and finding yourself unable to put on weight and getting anxiety even at the idea of putting on weight then I would definitely suggest you continue seeing your psychiatrist. x anorexia is a scary horrible illness it really does affect your day to day life and it’s so hard to live with and it can’t be fought alone, you need to accept all the support you can x
 
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Jassy1981

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Hi, mental health agencies are unfortunately inconsistent, diagnosis from dr to dr can differ but the criteria should really be the same, if you go on the NHS BMI calculator put in your age height and weight that will give you an objective piece of evidence that you fall into the anorexic category (I think on the scale it only says as much as ‘underweight’ you’ll probably find yourself in the red zone but they can’t give an online diagnosis like that of anorexia) Hopefully though that should help you see that you are at risk. I wouldn’t take this pip thing into much consideration, if you just filled in a report yourself and the people read that alone then they’re not properly assessing you. If you are still hearing your anorexic voices and finding yourself unable to put on weight and getting anxiety even at the idea of putting on weight then I would definitely suggest you continue seeing your psychiatrist. x anorexia is a scary horrible illness it really does affect your day to day life and it’s so hard to live with and it can’t be fought alone, you need to accept all the support you can x
I have been diagnosed with anorexia its the dwp assessment for pip that states otherwise my bmi is 15 iv been told this by my psychiatrist but if 1 person states im ok them thats what i go with
 
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sadgirl

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I think that you need to listen to your psychiatrist and therapist and either appeal the pip thing or put it to one side and concentrate on getting better
 
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