[The psychiatric, psychological and addiction evaluation in bariatric surgery candidates: What should we assess, why and how?].


Bariatric surgery is indicated in obese patients with a BMI ≥ 40 kg/m(2) or ≥ 35 kg/m(2) with serious comorbidities, in second intention in patients who failed to achieve significant weight loss after a well-managed medical, nutritional and psychotherapeutic treatment for 6 to 12 months, and in patients who are aware of the consequences of bariatric surgery… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.lpm.2015.09.013