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Psychological Aspects of Reconstructive and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery: Clinical, Empirical, and Ethical Perspectives
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Psychological Aspects of Reconstructive and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery: Clinical, Empirical, and Ethical Perspectives

Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Sarwer, David B.; Pruzinsky, Thomas; Cash, Thomas F.; Goldwyn, Robert M.; Persing, John A.; Whitaker, Linton A.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-75362-3
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 93
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Written by leading psychologists, psychiatrists, and plastic surgeons, this volume provides a thorough understanding of the psychological issues involved in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.

The book examines the relationships among physical appearance, body image, and psychosocial functioning, reviews the literature on the psychological functioning of plastic surgical patients, and offers clinically effective recommendations on psychological assessment and care of specific patient groups.

Major sections detail the psychological issues surrounding specific disfigurements and reconstructive procedures and cosmetic surgery of the face and body. These chapters include brief questionnaires for psychological assessment of patients. Concluding chapters discuss bioethical, professional, and legal issues.

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Sarwer, David B.; Pruzinsky, Thomas; Cash, Thomas F.; Goldwyn, Robert M.; Persing, John A.; Whitaker, Linton A.
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-75362-3
  • Specialty:
    Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
    Psychiatry
    Psychology
    Psychopharmacology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 250
  • Illustrations: 3
  • Year: 2005
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 93

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