Depressing News about Jewish Men

The Harvard Mental Health Letter reports that a community survey in Los Angeles and New Haven finds a high rate of mood disorders and a low rate of alcoholism among Jewish men. Jews, the letter reports, “had a higher rate of major depression than Catholics or Protestants” and “Jewish men were almost as likely to have a history of major depression as Jewish women, although the rate was twice as high in women among Protestants and Catholics.”

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