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Saba G, Khanjanee Z. COMPARING PERSONALITY DISORDER OF CLUSTERS B AND C IN COSMETIC SURGERY APPLICANTS WITH THOSE IN NON-APPLICANTS. Stud Med Sci. 2012; 23 (5) :492-498
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-1491-en.html
Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran , zeynabkhanjani@yahoo.com
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  Received: 27 July, 2012 Accepted: 3 Oct, 2012

  Abstract

  Background & Aim : The highest interest is a beautiful act of psychological problems for the patient. This study compared the personality disorders clusters B , C among cosmetic surgery applicants and ordinary people .

  Materials & Methods : The present study was a comparative survey. The participants were 124 people, applicants (62) and non-applicants (62) in Urmia. The cosmetic surgery applicants were chosen by sampling and the non-applicants were chosen by matching age, sex, job, and literary level among the relatives of the applicants. Also, the applicants had referred to cosmetic surgery centers in Urmia during the last three months. The data were gathered by MCMI-III questionnaire, and the data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, MANOVA.

  Results : Among personality disorders of clusters B and C, there was a significant difference between the two groups except for borderline personality disorder and avoidant personality disorder.

  Conclusion : It should be noted that all people are not a good candidate for cosmetic surgery, especially those that do not have the necessary mental health and personality. Therefore, personality characteristics assessed before surgery and medical intervention by a psychiatrist and psychologist is important.

 

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