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wjps 2017, 6(2): 159-163 Back to browse issues page
Body Image Coping Strategies among Aesthetic Surgery Clients in Iran
Rokhsareh Y. Yazdandoost , Niki Hayatbini , Mohammad Javad Fatemi
Department of Clinical Psychology, School of Behavioral Science and Mental Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Aesthetic surgery procedures have been performed at dramatically increased rates in recent years in Iran. Few researches exist documenting the usage of body image coping strategies and its relationship in seeking surgery.


The present research examined data from 90 aesthetic surgery participants (30 Subjects each in invasive, minimally-invasive, and control groups). Assessed subjects on body image coping strategies inventory (avoidance, appearance fixing and positive rational acceptance) provided dysfunctional usage of its variables among Iranian clients.


Between the three groups, on variables of body image coping strategies, there was a significant difference. There was a significant difference on avoidance variable in three groups. On positive rational acceptance variable, there was a significant difference for invasive group with minimally-invasive and control groups. No significant difference was found on appearance fixing variable.


The study emphasizes on the role of psychological problems of aesthetic surgery clients that surgeons should be aware of them, which could inhibit the positive effects of aesthetic surgery. These results have implications for pre-surgical assessment along with psychological interventions at first step rather than invasive medical interventions.

Keywords: Body Image coping strategies, Avoidance, Appearance fixing, Positive rational acceptance, Aesthetic surgery, Cosmetic surgery
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/08/5 | Accepted: 2017/04/10 | Published: 2017/04/10
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Y. Yazdandoost R, Hayatbini N, Fatemi M J. Body Image Coping Strategies among Aesthetic Surgery Clients in Iran. wjps. 2017; 6 (2) :159-163
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