Letters: The Stomach-Surgery Conundrum

12/02/2007 In their excellent article about bariatric surgery, Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt (Freakonomics, Nov. 18) mention that the procedure ”often produces complications – physiological ones, to be sure, but also perhaps psychological ones.” As a psychiatrist, I have no doubt that a morbidly obese patient without other medical cause for obesity (i.e., […] Read more…

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