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Mehriar O, Asghari F, Nemati S, Sadeghi A, Salehpoor G. Body Images of the rhinoplasty definitive candidates before surgery: Findings from a case-control study and based-gender. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2019; 5 (6) :85-99
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1- MA of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Guilan Science and Research Branch, Rasht, Iran.
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran.
3- Professor, Rhino-sinus, Ear, and Skull base Diseases Research Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head &Neck Surgery, Faculty of medicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Guilan, Iran.
4- Associate Professor, Department of Counseling, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran.
5- PhD Student in Clinical Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, Shiraz University, School of Education and Psychology, Shiraz, Iran.
Abstract:   (2680 Views)
Introduction: It seems rhinoplasty candidates have poorer body image and this can affect their decision to proceed with surgery.
Aim: Present study assessed the body images of rhinoplasty candidates and control groups before surgery, according to sex them.
Method: This research was a case-control study in which 136 rhinoplasty applicants and 136 control subjects in Amir-Al-Momenin hospital/Rasht were chosen as available sampling and by Multi-dimensional self-body relationships questionnaire (MBSRQ) were studied. Data were analyzed by using multi-variable co-variance analysis (MANCOVA) in the form of 2×2 factorial.
Results: The main effect of group factor showed that in comparison with control group, rhinoplasty candidates have significantly higher scores mean in ‌ tendency to fitness and lower scores mean in satisfaction with body areas (P<0.05); In the meantime, main effect of gender factor was not the significant in any of aspects of body image. But, group × gender interaction effect showed that rhinoplasty candidate men have lowest satisfaction with body areas (P<0.05).
Conclusion: Higher tendency rhinoplasty candidates to fitness and low satisfaction them of your body areas, especially the nose can push them to do the surgery. Therefore, monitoring, evaluation and psychological intervention to patients before surgery to improve the body image is recommended.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/08/18 | Accepted: 2018/12/23 | Published: 2019/01/15

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