Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
Department / School
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 -- Psychological aspects
Self-esteem in adolescence
South Dakota State University
Mitchell Miller, Kristi Lynn, "Self-Esteem and Body Image Changes in Adolescents After Scarring Surgery" (1994). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 58.