Psychosocial functioning improves following adolescent bariatric surgery.

@article{Zeller2009PsychosocialFI,
  title={Psychosocial functioning improves following adolescent bariatric surgery.},
  author={Meg H. Zeller and Avani C. Modi and Jennie G. Noll and Jeffrey D. Long and Thomas H. Inge},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={985-90}
}
The aims of the present study were to examine changes in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and depressive symptoms in adolescents with extreme obesity undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) across the first postoperative year. A prospective longitudinal observational study of 31 adolescent patients undergoing RYGBP at a pediatric medical center (mean = 16.4 years; 64.5% females, mean BMI 63.5; 97% of study eligible and consecutive patients) was conducted. Participants completed two… CONTINUE READING
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