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Forum Name: Psychiatric Topics

Question: Question about Crying

 allamericanmom - Fri Jan 07, 2005 9:50 pm

This may be a silly question, but is there a race of people that are physically unable to cry? Or is there a medical condition that yields no crying in its sufferers?

I'm having an intellectual debate with some other medical professionals, and we're trying to come up with a definitive answer.

Any help you can offer would be great!

 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Jul 19, 2005 7:30 am

User avatar Hi allamericanmom,
In my opinion, the inability to cry would be related to depressive disorders affecting any race and not confined to one in particular.

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