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Spotlight on Women's Health

The Relationship between Body Mass Index and Mental Health among Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans


by Shira Maguen, PhD
Seminar date: 7/17/2014

Description: Dr. Maguen will be presenting the findings related to the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (as well as other common mental health disorders) in a large cohort of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans. She will also present data related to trajectories of change in BMI, as well as their associations with mental health disorders. Target audience: Anyone who is interested in the relationships between BMI and mental health disorders as well as any researchers interested in Women's Health. Some knowledge of statistical analyses (e.g., regression analyses and trajectories) is preferred.

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