Anxiety and depression in association with morbid obesity: changes with improved physical health after duodenal switch

@inproceedings{Andersen2010AnxietyAD,
  title={Anxiety and depression in association with morbid obesity: changes with improved physical health after duodenal switch},
  author={John Roger Andersen and Anny Aasprang and Per Bergsholm and Nils Sletteskog and Villy V{\aa}ge and Gerd Karin Natvig},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with morbid obesity have an increased risk for anxiety and depression. The "duodenal switch" is perhaps the most effective obesity surgery procedure for inducing weight loss. However, to our knowledge, data on symptoms of anxiety and depression after the duodenal switch are lacking. Furthermore, it has been hypothesized that self-reported physical health is the major predictor of symptoms of depression in patients with morbid obesity. We therefore investigated the symptoms… CONTINUE READING

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