Monthly Archives: March 2016

Rural Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than Whites

Rural Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than WhitesConfounding experts, who expected to find the opposite, a recent study revealed that African-American women who live in rural areas develop major depression and other mood disorders far less frequently than their urban counterparts. These findings were revealed in an article published in the April edition of the peer-reviewed journal JAMA Psychiatry, and seem likely to provoke much discussion and further study as mental health professionals attempt to grasp the implications of this surprising discovery.

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