Volume 3, Number 4 (12-2012)                   jdc 2012, 3(4): 194-201 | Back to browse issues page


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Baniasadi H. Effects of rhinoplasty on women’s body image. jdc. 2012; 3 (4) :194-201
URL: http://jdc.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5015-en.html

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Background and Aim: The women’s main purpose of cosmetic rhinoplasty is to have a nose that they think has a better harmony with their face, so they could reach to a more desirable body image. This study investigated the effects of cosmetic nose surgery on women`s body image.
Methods: Thirty women referred to the private clinics of cosmetic surgeons for nose cosmetic surgery were selected. The multidimensional body-self relations questionnaire developed by Cash (1998) was employed to measure the women`s body image. This questionnaire was filled out before and five months after rhinoplasty.
Results: Using paired t test, the analyses of the data demostrated that nose cosmetic rhinoplasty increased the levels of women`s satisfaction of their subjective body and subjective nose images (P=0.0001 and , respectively).
Conclusion: The findings of the present study showed that cosmetic nose surgery increases the of levels of women’s satisfaction of their body image and it causes the person to have higher satisfaction of her nose and body image.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/08/16 | Accepted: 2012/11/3 | Published: 2013/07/7

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