Body Image Concerns of Breast Augmentation Patients

  title={Body Image Concerns of Breast Augmentation Patients},
  author={D. Sarwer and D. Larossa and S. Bartlett and D. Low and L. P. Bucky and L. Whitaker},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  • D. Sarwer, D. Larossa, +3 authors L. Whitaker
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • This study investigated the body image concerns of women who sought cosmetic breast augmentation. Thirty breast augmentation candidates completed several measures of body image before their initial surgical consultation. Thirty physically similar women who were not interested in breast augmentation were recruited from the medical center and university community and also completed the measures. Breast augmentation candidates, as compared with women not seeking augmentation, reported greater… CONTINUE READING

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