Obesity - How Can а Psychologist Help?Nov 7, 2019
Psychology has become an important part of complex approach in the treatment of obesity. Especially, it helps patients to prepare for surgical intervention and recover after it.
Before surgery the patients face impossibility to control their emotions very often. They eat more when they feel frustrated, stressed or anxious. Food makes them feel better and offers temporary relief.
Usually, such kinds of patients are recommended a psychological therapy. Treatment will consider the emotional role of food in the patient’s life and their unhealthy habits. In case a person doesn’t change lifestyle or relationship with food, he will gain the weight quickly again.
Any kind of intervention for obesity can’t be complete without psychological support. The treatment helps patients to achieve desirable results, keep the weight off and organize healthy eating habits.