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Georgia Southern Examines “Perceptions or Reality of Body Weight”

A study conducted by Ms. Jaynie L. Gaskin, Mr. Adam J. Pulver, Ms. Kiswana Branch, Mr. Ahmed Kabore, and Ms. Tabitha James, all graduate students at Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, examines Perception or Reality of Body Weight: Which Matters to the Depressive Symptoms. The report is coauthored by Dr. Jian Zhang, associate professor of epidemiology at the College of Public Health. The aim of the study was to determine if perception mediates the associations between measured weight and depression.