Mental and physical health-related quality of life and food addiction after obesity surgery: The first 2-year outputs
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Purpose The aim of the study was to investigate mental and physical health-related quality of life and food addiction of patients who underwent obesity surgery. Design and Methods A cross-sectional and descriptive design study was included 80 adult patients who completed the Yale Food Addiction Scale and the 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey. Findings It was found that mental and physical health mean scores of the patients were 61.48 and 72.43, respectively. None of the patients were food-addicted. Practice Implications Patients were moderate level in the mental and physical health and were no food addiction in the first 2 years. It is thought that mental health support and follow-up following postoperative should be routinely.