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Unmet weight loss expectations and weight regain after bariatric surgery

WithRatcliffe Denise

This chapter focuses on suboptimal weight loss or weight regain following bariatric surgery. The frequency and rates of these types of outcomes are reviewed alongside information on the potential reasons for this. The psychological reaction to unmet expectations after bariatric surgery can be very emotionally challenging and can detract from getting back on track. The chapter outlines ways in which individuals can develop an understanding of how these issues have arisen and strategies to get on track.