Decrease in Depressive Symptoms After Bariatric Surgery

The study showed that obesity may increase the risk of depression. After bariatric surgery, studies show that depressive symptoms decreased.

5 Tips:

  1. Keep track of stressors.
  2. Determine environments where stressors are the most chronic.
  3. Identify effective ways to respond to stressors.
  4. Keep track of positive environments and recall those when stressors occur.
  5. Keep track of your mental health and discuss significant changes with your doctor.

Stigma and discrimination are considered chronic stressors which can have a profound impact on the psychological and physical well-being of the affected individuals.

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