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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
psychological aspects of teenage surgery, self-esteem in adolescence, body image
The objectives of this study are to determine:
1. How self—esteem in adolescents changes over time when interrupted by a surgical procedure that causes visible scarring.
2. How body image in adolescents changes over time when interrupted by a surgical procedure that causes visible scarring.
3. How the relationship of body image and self-esteem change over the course of surgical intervention.
4. The relationship of self-esteem and body image changes and their relationship to other variables such as age, sex and choice to have surgery.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Teenagers -- Surgery --
Self-esteem in adolescence
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
Copyright © 1994 Kristi Mitchell. All rights reserved
Mitchell, Kristi L.M., "Self-esteem and Body Image Changes in Adolescents After Scarring Surgery" (1994). Theses and Dissertations. 766.