The annual conference, which takes place in Cleveland and Baton Rouge, provide clinicians the latest on the science and treatment of obesity and its comorbidities.
For women, the preference for thinness is pervasive across the Western world. But new body image research found variability in how women in different countries internalize messages about what their body should look like.
The long-term success of bariatric surgery requires that patients make significant, permanent behavioral changes. Mental health professionals are an important part of helping make that happen.