Bariatric surgery in patients with bipolar disorder: an emerging issue

Taylor, Valerie H.; Misra, Monali
July 2009
Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience;Jul2009, Vol. 34 Issue 4, pE3
Academic Journal
The article aims to investigate on the effectiveness of bariatric surgery for overweight patients who are suffering from manic-depressive disorder. It mentions that bariatic surgery has not been recognized in the field of psychiatric pharmacotherapy, particularly in treating overweight patients with bipolar disorder. It is also cited that this surgery can be a solution in treating persons with such illness.


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