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Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Friday, November 1, 2013

Divorce Impacts Men's Health


A case study in the Journal of Men's Health suggests further research is "urgently needed" to investigate the deleterious effects of divorce on men's health, and urges doctors to refer more men to therapists.

Divorced men have higher rates of mortality, substance abuse and depression, and often lack social support, according to numerous studies. Premature death rates for divorced men are often a result of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and stroke.

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Of course divorce has a detrimental impact on a man's health. Statistically, studies show that it takes a man quite some time to fully recover from the effects of the divorce process.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorney Matt Ingham | Nov 6, 2013 12:25:25 PM

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