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Psychopathological Evaluation of Patients Requesting Cosmetic Rhinoplasty: A Review

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149–53
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Exclusion of patients possessing serious psychopathologies from surgical cosmetic rhinoplasty operations provides better results in the long term. The lack of sufficient research in this area necessitates new and comprehensive studies.


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Objective: The goal of this review is to discuss possible underlying psychopathological situations in patients requesting surgical cosmetic rhinoplasty operation and to examine potential problems that might arise.

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

Psychopathology and Psychiatric Co-morbidities in Patients Seeking Rhinoplasty for Cosmetic Reasons

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.068
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481–6
Synopsis: 
An assessment of detailed psychopathological aspects and psychiatric co-morbities could help to define the clinical profile of people requesting cosmetic rhinoplasty in cosmetic surgery settings. Research into these factors is essential to detect crucial problems such as personality disorders and body dysmorphic disorder before surgery.

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Aim: The purpose of the study was to examine psychopathological traits and psychiatric co-morbidities in seekers of cosmetic rhinoplasty.

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22 Apr, 2013
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e-Published: 26 Aug, 2013
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