Obesity and depression: Bariatric surgery may help beat the blues

Obesity and depression: Bariatric surgery may help beat the blues

A University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in January 2016, reveals that patients seeking and undergoing weight loss procedures are more likely to suffer from depression and binge eating than the general population, but those with depression often see their mental health improve after surgery. Read more