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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780781753623
ISBN-10: 0781753627
Format: Hardback
(280mm x 216mm x 21mm)
Pages: 250
Imprint: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States


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