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Cosmetic Surgery, What Are the Causes of Iranian Women's Desiredesire?
Masoumeh Heidarian , Fathola Mohamadian , Ashraf Direkvand-Moghadam
Ph.D. by Research Psychosocial Injuries Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
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BACKGROUND
Cosmetic surgery has become increasingly popular in recent years. In some cases, cosmetic surgery caused some complications and does not create a durable improvement of quality of life. The present study aimed to evaluate the affecting factors of tending to cosmetic surgery among women in Ilam, Iran.
METHODS
In a case-control study, the case group included 98 women admitted to the cosmetic surgery clinics. As well as, 102 women admitted to other clinics considered as a control group. Simple random sampling method was used. All women without obvious physical defects and known mental disorders were enrolled in the study. Study data were collected using demographic, Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support  and Cohen Perceived Stress Scale. The x2 test was used to test the categorical variables. However, if the expected values for each cell of the table were less than 5, then the Fisher’s Exact test was used. Logistic regression model was applied to compute OR.
RESULTS
The relationship between educational level and occupation with cosmetic surgery were statistically significant. Social support from friends and others was significantly associated with cosmetic surgery. Social support and perceived stress was not different among women with and without cosmetic surgery. The logistic regression analysis showed that higher education level, being a housewife, and external supports had a significant relationship with cosmetic surgery.
CONCLUSION
Factors including higher education level, being a housewife and external supports are important affecting factors for cosmetic surgery among women in Ilam, Iran.

Keywords: Cosmetic surgery, Cause, Women, Iran
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/09/18 | Accepted: 2018/01/11 | Published: 2018/01/11
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Heidarian M, Mohamadian F, Direkvand-Moghadam A. Cosmetic Surgery, What Are the Causes of Iranian Women's Desiredesire?. wjps. 2018; 7 (1)
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