Self Confidence, Body Image and Social Pressure in Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Surgery Candidates

Hosseinzadeh, Kazem and Hamadzadeh, Hamid and Atashgaran, Tahmineh and Montazeri, Neda (2016) Self Confidence, Body Image and Social Pressure in Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Surgery Candidates. Biotechnology and Health Sciences, 3 (3). pp. 21-24. ISSN 2383-028x

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Background: In Iran, rhinoplasty has seemingly become the most favorite cosmetic surgery in the recent years, yet, there are limited reports about its psychosocial aspects Objectives: The main goal of this study was to assess self-confidence, body image and social pressure in cosmetic rhinoplasty surgery candidates. Patients and Methods: Using convenience sampling, 210 participants over the age of 20 years were enrolled in this study. The only inclusion criterion was agreement to participate in the study. A standard Likert-type questionnaire was used for gathering related data. This study was ap:proved by the Qazvin University of Medical Sciences. All gathered data were analyzed using the SPSS software with 95% Confidence Interval (CI). Results: Mean and standard deviation of self confidence, body image and social pressure were lower than the normal community. Statistical analyses showed a significant difference between genders only for mean self-confidence (p≤0.05). Conclusions: Cosmetic rhinoplasty candidates are in lower psychosocial status than the normal population. Researchers proposed a randomized clinical trial with at least a 12-month follow-up, to assess the effects of surgery on psychosocial dimensions of clients. Keywords: Self-Confidence, Body Image, Social Pressure, Rhinoplasty

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: University Portal > vice chancellor > vcr
Depositing User: pr vcen research
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2016 06:04
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2016 06:06
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5178

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