Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Undergoing Treatment for Depression at Mayo Clinic
After six weeks on medical leave, U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. has been admitted to Mayo Clinic for treatment of 'depression and gastrointestinal issues,' Sun-Times Media reports.
After six weeks on medical leave from Congress, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. is now being treated for depression and gastrointestinal issues at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, Sun-Times Media reports.
Prior to his admittance into Mayo Clinic, it was reported that Jackson, 46, was receiving intense medical treatment for a "mood disorder" at an undisclosed location.
According to the most recent Sun-Times Media report, Mayo Clinic offered a statement on Jackson's behalf, noting that he had been transferred to the clinic for "extensive inpatient evaluation for depression and gastrointestinal issues."