From BariatricNews.net, Mental health does not affect weight loss after bariatric surgery, posted on 5-2-17. This article reviews a study that found good outcomes for weight loss for bariatric patients with mental illness, for a population that had psychological screening
Three recent articles about weight loss and bariatric surgery provide an update for psychologists and therapists who work with people struggling with excessive weight and making behavioral changes to reduce their health risk factors.
“Skinny and 119 Pounds, But with the Health Hallmarks of Obesity” was published by the New York Times on 7-21-16. This article reports on body of research about metabolic disorders suffered by obese people, and even if you very rare
US News and World Report published “Should You Undergo a Mental Health Evaluation for Obesity? – mounting evidence shows a link between the mind and body weight” on 7-14-16. This thorough article reviews several potential ways that mental health problems
The American Psychological Association publication Monitor on Psychology published “Adventures in Integrated Care: A Bariatric Psychologist” in the June, 2016 issue. This article describes the work of Rachel Goldman, Ph.D., who is part of a bariatric team. She had a