Psychosocial Determinants of Bariatric Surgical Candidates and Outcomes

Although bariatric surgery is generally effective in treating morbid obesity, reducing risks of chronic disease, and improving quality of life, there remains considerable variability in patient outcomes; specifically why some patients maintain long-term weight loss while others are prone to lifestyle recidivism and weight regain. However, determining what drives that variability continues to elude researchers. […]

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