Body image concerns of breast augmentation patients.

  title={Body image concerns of breast augmentation patients.},
  author={David B Sarwer and Don Larossa and Scott P. Bartlett and David W. Low and Louis P. Bucky and Linton A. Whitaker},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={112 1},
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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