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Ângela da Costa Maia ;Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy 2013, 35 4

Autor: Susana Sofia Pereira da Silva

Fuente: http://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=311029500004


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Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy ISSN: 2237-6089 trends.denise@gmail.com Associação de Psiquiatria do Rio Grande do Sul Brasil Pereira da Silva, Susana Sofia; da Costa Maia, Ângela Psychological and health comorbidities before and after bariatric surgery: a longitudinal study Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, vol.
35, núm.
4, 2013, pp.
264-271 Associação de Psiquiatria do Rio Grande do Sul Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=311029500004 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Trends Original Article in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Psychological and health comorbidities before and after bariatric surgery: a longitudinal study Comorbidades físicas e psicológicas antes e depois da cirurgia bariátrica: um estudo longitudinal Susana Sofia Pereira da Silva,1 Ângela da Costa Maia2 Abstract Resumo Introduction: Morbid obesity has multiple implications for psychological and physical health.
Bariatric surgery has been selected as the treatment of choice for this chronic disease, despite the controversial impact of the surgery on psychosocial health.
The objective of this study was to describe candidates for bariatric surgery and analyze changes in weight, psychopathology, personality, and health problems and complaints at 6- and 12- month follow-up assessments. Methods: Thirty obese patients (20 women and 10 men) with a mean age of 39.17±8.81 years were evaluated in different dimensions before surgery and 6 and 12 months after the procedure. Results: Six and 12 months after bariatric surgery, patients reported significant weight loss and a significant reduction in the number of health problems and complaints.
The rates of self-reported psychopathology were low before surgery, and there...





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