About The Study: This randomized clinical trial that included 306 adults found that telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy (tele-CBT) delivered at one year after bariatric surgery resulted in no change in short-term weight outcomes. However, binge eating, emotional eating, and depression and anxiety symptoms were significantly reduced in individuals receiving tele-CBT versus the control group.
Authors: Sanjeev Sockalingam, M.D., M.H.P.E., of University Health Network in Toronto, is the corresponding author.
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