According to a new study, those who undergo radical weight-loss surgery are significantly more likely to attempt suicide after their procedure, leading many to emphasize obesity’s relation to depression and advocate for mandatory post-surgery counseling. What do you think?


“Then how come they always look happier in the ‘after’ pictures?”

Colin Keuhle • Barge Weigher

“Maybe instead of requiring counseling, the surgeons can just go ahead and extract the underlying mental health issues while they’re in there.”

Tricia Stephens • Systems Analyst

“More bad news for those of us hoping to find a quick fix in major invasive surgery.”

George Lann • Trail Guide