Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You? Paperback / softback
by Robin F. (Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Sta Apple, James (Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Department of Psychiatry and Be Lock, Rebecka (Instructor, Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University Sch Peebles
Part of the Treatments That Work series
Obesity has quickly become an epidemic in the western world.
If you are suffering from significant overweight problems, you may be contemplating weight loss surgery. The decision to pursue weight loss surgery should not be taken lightly.
There are many factors to consider. This book contains all the need-to-know information about weight loss surgery and how to decide whether or not it is right for you.
Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You? helps guide you through the decision-making process by providing information on the various types of bariatric surgery available, their respective risks and benefits, the professional consultations andevaluations you will need to go through prior to surgery, as well as what to expect post-operatively.
It also contains written exercises you can complete at home in order to help you work through any anxious feelings you may have as a result of your considering surgery. If you are interested in weight loss surgery as a way to improve your quality of life, both physically and emotionally, this book will ensure that you have all the tools necessary to make the best decisions.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 120 pages, Tables and figures
- Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
- Publication Date: 01/08/2006
- Category: Psychiatry
- ISBN: 9780195313154