Course Overview and Target Audience

The Behavioral Health Course provides an overview of the psychological and behavioral issues of bariatric surgery patients both before and after surgery. The course is designed for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, licensed counselors and other mental and medical health professionals who work with bariatric surgery patients. This educational content is determined for an intermediate/advanced level.


1:30pm Abstract 205273 Diversity/Under-studied populations: LGBT
1:50pm Abstract 205040 Brief Group Treatment of Binge Eating…Rural Setting
2:10pm Abstract 204861 Cognition and Adherence in Patients Over 65
2:30pm Abstract 204938 Super-Super Obesity
2:50pm Break
3:20pm Panel: What’s happening with adolescents? An Update from Teen-LABS and its Behavioral Ancillary Studies Panelists: Sanita Hunsaker, David Sarwer, Meg Zeller
4:30pm Abstract 205235 Using MMPI-2-RF to predict outcomes: Early Psychological Complications
Leslie Heinberg, PhD
4:50pm Abstract 205239 Bariatric Surgery Patients With Fibromyalgia
5:10pm Abstract 205317 History of Trauma
5:30pm Adjourn