Journal article

Weight Loss Trajectories in Bariatric Surgery Patients and Psychopathological Correlates

Amador Garcia-Ruiz-de-Gordejuela, Zaida Aguera, Roser Granero, Trevor Steward, Asuncion Llerda-Barbera, Elena Lopez-Segura, Nuria Vilarrasa, Isabel Sanchez, Susana Jimenez-Murcia, Nuria Virgili, Rafael Lopez-Urdiales, Monica Montserrat-Gil de Bernabe, Pilar Garrido, Rosa Monseny, Carmen Monasterio, Neus Salord, Jordi Pujol-Gebelli, Jose M Menchon, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda



This study aimed to explore the empirical trajectories of body mass index (BMI) 1 year following bariatric surgery (BS) and to identify the risk factors for each trajectory. The study included 115 patients with severe obesity who underwent BS. Assessment included metabolic variables, psychopathological and personality measures. Growth mixture modelling identified four separated trajectories for the percentage of total weight loss course shape (namely, T1 'good-fast', T2 'good', T3 'low' and T4 'low-slow'). After adjusting for BS subtype and metabolic baseline state, T1 and T2 registered less eating and general psychopathology. T1 was characterized by the lowest scores in novelty seeking and ..

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Awarded by Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII)

Awarded by Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad

Funding Acknowledgements

Funding sources: This manuscript was supported by grants from Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) [grant number FIS PI14/00290 and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF/FEDER)-'a way to Build Europe'] and by a grant from the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (grant number PSI2015-68701-R). Centro de Investigacion Biomedica en Red Fisiopatologia de la Obesidad y Nutricion (CIBERobn), CIBER de Diabetes y Enfermedades Metabolicas Asociadas (CIBERDEM), CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CibeRes) and CIBER en Red Salud Mental (CIBERSAM) are initiatives of ISCIII.