43 98

Cited 0 times in

미용성형수술과 정신건강

Other Titles
 The Influence of Aesthetic Surgery on Patients’ Mental Health 
Authors
 변금순  ;  민성길  ;  김선아  ;  신극선 
Citation
 Journal of the Korean Neuropsychiatric Association (신경정신의학), Vol.38(1) : 94-104, 1999 
Journal Title
 Journal of the Korean Neuropsychiatric Association (신경정신의학) 
ISSN
 1015-4817 
Issue Date
1999
Abstract
Objectives:This study was to investigate the effects of aesthetic surgery on mental health. Method:Sixty-four patients were assessed for their mental health and the degree of satisfaction with their body image before and after operations. The subjects’ mental health was evaluated by the Korean version of Symptom Check List-90(SCL-90), a satisfaction scale with body image, and a questionnaire for demographic data and operation. Results: 1) The average score of SCL-90 significantly improved from 68.17(S.D.±48.26) to 58.03(S.D.± 46.93) after operation(p<0.01). The scores of all subscales for somatization symptoms, interpersonal sensitivity, depression, hostility and psychoticism improved significantly. Significant improvement was also found in patients who were in their 20’s and 40’s, had family support and had positive attitudes toward their operations. Family support had a more positive influence in the group who had a poorer state of mental health before the operation. 2) The average score of satisfaction with their body image improved significantly from 58.54(S.D. ±23.14) to 78.14(S.D.±18.30)(p<0.01). The more they were satisfied with their body image, the more their mental health state improved. The degree of improvement in satisfaction was significant (p<0.01) in patients who had shown a poorer mental health state before operation. Conclusion:These results suggest that aesthetic surgery has positive influence on patients’ mental health and improved satisfaction with their body image and also that, in selection of patients for aesthetic surgey, their age and possible family support should be considered.
Files in This Item:
T199903160.pdf Download
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Psychiatry (정신과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Min, Sung Kil(민성길)
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/172901
사서에게 알리기
  feedback

qrcode

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Browse

Links