The utility of the Beck Depression Inventory in a bariatric surgery population.

@article{Krukowski2010TheUO,
  title={The utility of the Beck Depression Inventory in a bariatric surgery population.},
  author={Rebecca Anne Krukowski and Kelli E Friedman and Katherine L. Applegate},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={426-31}
}
BACKGROUND The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) is commonly used in bariatric surgery psychological assessments. However, several items may be measuring physical consequences of obesity (e.g., sleep disturbance, chronic pain, or sexual dysfunction) rather than depressive symptoms. METHODS Bariatric surgery candidates (n = 210) completed a series of… CONTINUE READING