Psychiatr Danub 2021 Sep;33(Suppl 9):75-79
Department of Psychiatry, University of Perugia, Piazzale Lucio Severi, 1, 06132, S. Andrea delle Fratte, Perugia, Italy.
Background: Candidates for bariatric surgery undergo a multidisciplinary evaluation in the pre-operative phase, including a psychiatric visit aimed at the screening for psychiatric comorbidities, including feeding and eating disorders (FEDs), which are shortcomings to the intervention or predictors of worse prognosis. The presence of FEDs, such as Binge Eating Disorder (BED) and Bulimia Nervosa (BN), is associated with higher rates of other psychiatric disorders. Furthermore, there is evidence of the association between obesity and Depressive Disorders, as well as B and C Cluster Personality Disorders. Read More