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Bariatric Surgery: Psychosocial Assessment and Treatment: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals [NOOK Book]

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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 have little background in the psychosocial implications of their work.


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Bariatric Surgery: Psychosocial Assessment and Treatment: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

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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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135412357
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/11/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 184
  • File size: 4 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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Table of Contents

1 Overview of bariatric surgery procedures 1
2 Psychosocial assessment in bariatric surgery candidates 15
3 The use of a standardized database in assessment 39
4 Bariatric surgery and psychopathology 59
5 Weight and eating changes after bariatric surgery 77
6 Psychosocial outcome of bariatric surgery 101
7 Nutritional problems after bariatric surgery 119
8 Psychological management after bariatric surgery 125
9 Surgical revisions and surgery with adolescents 145
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