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Disability discrimination: EAT distinguishes between low mood caused by work and clinical depression

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disability discrimination | impairment | depression

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has said that there is a difference between "despondency, demotivation and anxiety" caused by problems at work and "clinical depression", in a case where a lawyer claimed discrimination when a firm found out about her history of mental illness and withdrew a job offer.