Health-Related Quality of Life and Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents With Extreme Obesity Presenting for Bariatric Surgery

@article{Zeller2006HealthRelatedQO,
  title={Health-Related Quality of Life and Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents With Extreme Obesity Presenting for Bariatric Surgery},
  author={M. Zeller and H. Roehrig and A. Modi and S. Daniels and T. Inge},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={117},
  pages={1155 - 1161}
}
  • M. Zeller, H. Roehrig, +2 authors T. Inge
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVE. We sought to document health-related quality of life (HRQoL) impairment and depressive symptomatology in adolescents with extreme obesity considering surgical weight loss. STUDY DESIGN. A retrospective review of clinical data was conducted for 33 consecutive extremely obese adolescents presenting for evaluation at a bariatric surgery program for adolescents. Adolescents completed the PedsQL and the Beck Depression Inventory. Mothers completed the parent-proxy PedsQL and the Child… CONTINUE READING

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