When your wife cannot overeat anymore because of the surgery, she has start drinking. She need psychotherapy from a therapist who is specialized on drug problems. Naltrexone takes away the desire to drink and can be a very useful complement to psychotherapy. Talk to a medical doctor about naltrexone. Your wife needs to experience her feelings instead of supressing them with food or alcohol and she needs to solve her problems one after another.
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