TY - CHAP A1 - Anna Guerrini Usubini A2 - Roberto Cattivelli A3 - Valentina Villa A4 - Giorgia Varallo A5 - Valentina Granese A6 - Giada Pietrabissa A7 - Gian Mauro Manzoni A8 - Gianluca Castelnuovo A9 - Enrico Molinari ED1 - Nieves Saiz-Sapena ED2 - Juan Miguel Oviedo Y1 - 2021-10-27 PY - 2021 T1 - Psychological Considerations for Bariatric Surgery N2 - Written by experts in the field of bariatrics, this edited volume reviews the multidisciplinary process of treating the obese patient, from the reception of the obese patient and their dietary, social, and psychological evaluations to individual management, discharge, and follow-up. It offers a holistic approach, providing the knowledge required to implement treatment effectively. Chapters cover surgical procedures in the abdomen, physical exercise, psychological and social support, nutritional strategies, and pharmacologic options. This book is a valuable resource for physicians, surgeons, bariatric anesthesiologists, nutritionists, psychologists, nurses, physical therapy specialists, and others involved in the care of obese and overweight patients. BT - Bariatric Surgery SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.94450 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.94450 SN - 978-1-83968-174-5 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-01-27 ER -