A prospective, multi-site investigation of patient satisfaction and psychosocial status following cosmetic surgery.

@article{Sarwer2005APM,
  title={A prospective, multi-site investigation of patient satisfaction and psychosocial status following cosmetic surgery.},
  author={David B Sarwer and Lauren M. Gibbons and Leanne Magee and Julian L. Baker and Laurie A. Casas and Paul M. Glat and Andmichael H. Gold and Mark Laurence Jewell and Don Larossa and Foad Nahai and Vernon Leroy Young},
  journal={Aesthetic surgery journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          263-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although several studies have investigated patient satisfaction and changes in body image following aesthetic plastic surgery, few have investigated more specific dimensions of body image, including dysphoric emotions that occur in specific social situations or body image quality of life. In addition, few studies have investigated changes in body image that may occur in concert with changes in more general areas of psychosocial functioning, such as depressive symptoms and self-esteem… CONTINUE READING
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