Here are 3 brief videos about the pre-surgery psychological assessment. These videos are for people who are considering applying for bariatric surgery and for bariatric patients who are working on getting cleared for surgery.
This video explains why the pre-surgery psychological assessment is required, and can help bariatric patients understand the potential benefits of this assessment – the main goal is to try to help you get a good outcome from bariatric surgery.
This video provides tips for choosing your psychologist – what training and background to look for and what questions to ask. Having a psychologist with specialized training for doing pre-surgery assessments will help you get a good outcome from bariatric surgery.
This video will help you know what to expect for your pre-surgery psychological assessment, and will help you be prepared in order to provide complete and accurate information. It will help you work with your psychologist and the rest of your bariatric team to get you cleared for surgery – and to help you get the best possible results from your surgery.