Personality characteristics of the cosmetic surgical insatiable patient.

  title={Personality characteristics of the cosmetic surgical insatiable patient.},
  author={N. H. Groenman and H C Sau{\"e}r},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  volume={40 1-4},
It is argued that the personality of the cosmetic surgical patient is undisturbed. Furthermore it is argued that a vast majority of these patients are very pleased with the results of the cosmetic correction. A very small percentage however is dissatisfied (although no surgical-technical mistake was made) and is urging again and again for a repetition of the procedure. The terms in which the personality of the unsatiable patient is described resemble strikingly the description of borderline… CONTINUE READING