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Facial self-perception, well-being, and aesthetic surgery

Springer, I N; Schulze, M; Wiltfang, J; Niederberger, U; Russo, Paul; Moller, B; Wolfart, S


BACKGROUND: It is controversial whether impaired well-being is associated with (a) an increased likelihood of having a negative body/facial image; or (b) dissatisfaction with the postoperative result following aesthetic surgery. We set out to improve current knowledge in this matter. METHODS: A total of 324 subjects (n = 162 females, n = 162 males, 18-30 years) were photographed, asked to complete the adjective mood scale and to rate 46 statements regarding their own appearance, and its impact...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Annals of Plastic Surgery
DOI: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e3182223d42


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