Obese people who have surgery have higher suicide rates

09/28/2010 | Reuters

A U.S. study found that severely obese adults who undergo bariatric surgery have a higher suicide rate in the years after the procedure compared with the general population. The reason for the higher suicide rate is unclear, but researchers say pre-existing depression or other mental health conditions might play a role. The surgery itself is not thought to be a contributing factor.

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