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Bariatric Surgery: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals
     

Bariatric Surgery: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

by James E. Mitchell
 

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This book provides mental health professionals with a basic overview of the types of procedures involved in bariatric surgery and the specific psychological impacts such operations can have on their patients. It also serves as a valuable resource to surgeons, nurses, doctors, and support staff who are involved in the medical treatment of obesity, but who may

Overview

This book provides mental health professionals with a basic overview of the types of procedures involved in bariatric surgery and the specific psychological impacts such operations can have on their patients. It also serves as a valuable resource to surgeons, nurses, doctors, and support staff who are involved in the medical treatment of obesity, but who may have little background in the psychosocial implications of their work.

An accompanying questionnaire is available at http://www.eatingdisordersarena.com/resources/EDQ.pdf

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135412357
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/11/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
182
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

James E. Mitchell, M.D., is Professor and Chair of the Department of Neuroscience at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Mitchell is also President and Scientific Director of the Neuropsychiatric Research Insititute in Fargo, North Dakota.

Martina de Zwaan, M.D., is in the Department of General Psychiatry, at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Hospital, in Erlangen, Austria.

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