Psychosocial Assessment and Treatment of Bariatric Surgery Patients

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Routledge, 2011 - Medical - 273 pages
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Bariatric surgery plays an important role in the treatment of obesity; in this comprehensive resource the worldwide leaders of the field provide the most up-to-date information on the psychosocial issues that affect their patients. Included is an overview and history of surgical procedures, complete with illustrations, practical advice on topics such as physical activity and nutritional care after surgery, and essential information that allows clinicians to assist their clients as much as possible; for example, how pre-weight loss surgery psychosocial evaluations can serve as clinical interventions in their own right, and how structured interviews and questionnaires can be used in multiple contexts such as screening, treatment planning, and prognostic assessment. A distinctive chapter includes an overview of the special issues present in treating adolescents, who increasingly are the target of bariatric surgery procedures. This book is an essential reference for clinicians from the evaluation through the follow-up and aftercare of bariatric surgery patients.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 Overview of Bariatric Surgery Procedures
1
The Clinical Interview
15
Structured Interviews and SelfReport Measures
37
CHAPTER 4 Psychosocial Problems and Psychiatric Disorders Pre and Postbariatric Surgery
61
CHAPTER 5 Eating Disorders and Eating Problems Pre and Postbariatric Surgery
87
Implications for Bariatric Surgery Patients
99
CHAPTER 7 Psychopharmacology Pre and Postbariatric Surgery
115
CHAPTER 8 Physical Activity Pre and Postbariatric Surgery
131
CHAPTER 9 Nutritional Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient
159
CHAPTER 10 Special Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Patients
185
CHAPTER 11 Body Image and Body Contouring in Bariatric Surgery Patients
199
CHAPTER 12
209
Index
267
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James E. Mitchell, MD, is the NRI/Lee A. Christoferson MD Professor and Chairman of the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is also President and Scientific Director of the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute. 

Martina de Zwaan, MD, is Professor and Head of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy at the Hanover Medical School (MHH), Germany.

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