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Disability discrimination: Clinical depression had substantial adverse effect on normal day-to-day activities

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An employee's clinical depression had a substantial adverse effect on her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities and was therefore a disability within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, holds the EAT in Leonard v Southern Derbyshire Chamber of Commerce 10.10.2000 EAT 789/99. The fatigue resulting from her condition affected her physical capabilities and she suffered from reduced memory and powers of concentration.