Canada: Men More Likely to Suffer Depression after Divorce

A new study conducted in Canada offers some interesting insights about marriages and breakups.

Spouses from failed marriages are at greater risk of falling victim to depression than spouses in intact marriages. That may not really be terribly surprising.

But the following findings may:

  1. husbands from unsuccessful marriages were six times more likely to suffer from depression than men in intact marriages and
  2. by contrast, wives from failed marriages were only three times more likely to experience depression than women in intact marriages.

Read more in this Toronto Globe and Mail article: Men suffer more from divorce, study finds.