Eating disorders include a range of conditions that can affect someone physically, psychologically and socially. The most common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa and bulimia.
Note: Although disablement must be caused by a physical or mental health condition, it is the needs and difficulties that result which will determine entitlement rather than the condition itself. As a result, whilst the case law below may be of assistance, it will be important to also look at the case law relating to the activities and issues that affect you too.
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Extra time choosing clothes on the basis of appearance can be relevant to the test for daily living activity 6
-  UKUT 171 (AAC)
- Anxiety and depression
- Dressing and undressing
- Eating disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder
Social support does not need to be given at time claimant engages with other people / Tribunal wrong to concentrate on PIP eligibility at date of decision rather than during required period of 12 months
-  UKUT 584 (AAC)
Claimant who needed prompting to cook and eat qualified for PIP even though food was prepared for her
-  UKUT 512 (AAC)