Post traumatic stress disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events. Someone with PTSD often relives the traumatic event through nightmares and flashbacks, and may experience feelings of isolation, irritability and guilt. They may also have problems sleeping, such as insomnia, and find concentrating difficult.
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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Descriptor 1 of Activity 15 requires investigation of whether claimant can go to a place outside the immediate vicinity of their home
-  UKUT 531 (AAC)
Whether inability to get to one particular place satisfies the ‘getting about’ activity / tribunal’s duty to explore whether claimant’s ability to present case hampered by not receiving documents
-  UKUT 79 (AAC)