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Bariatric Surgery resources

Useful links

You may find the following websites useful to help you decide if bariatric surgery is right for you.


Useful books which help with emotional eating and preparing for bariatric surgery include:

  • Alexander, C.L. (2009) The emotional Fist Aid Kit: A Practical Guide to life after bariatric surgery. Matrix Medical Communications. West Chester, PA, USA. ISBN: 9780976852650
  • Gauntlett-Gilbert, J & Grace, C. (2009) Overcoming weight problems: A self-help guide using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques. Constable & Robinson Ltd. London. ISBN: 9781845290689.
  • Wansink, B. (2007) Mindless eating: Why we eat more than we think. Bantum Books. London. ISBN: 9780345526885. Further information available at

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