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Background: The main purpose of this study is to compare the body image and life satisfaction among the patients whom undergone cosmetic surgery or candidate for the surgery in the department of maxillofacial surgery, Imam Reza Hospital of Tabriz.
Methods: This study is a retrospective case control research. 90 cases were included in this study from both genders randomly. Cases of each group included in this study were selected either from candidates or who underwent maxillofacial cosmetic surgery in Imam Reza Hospital of Tabriz. (2015-2018). The multi-dimensional questionnaire of individual attitude toward their body image (MBSRQ) and Dayner and Part Life Satisfaction Questionnaire (SWLS) were used for data collection. For data analysis, descriptive statistics and multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) and independent t-test were used.
Results: The results of multivariate analysis of variance analysis (MANOVA) and independent t-test shows that body image and its components between the patients underwent the surgery and candidates of cosmetic surgery is not significantly different. However, the life satisfaction in candidate of cosmetic surgery who did not undergo the surgery is significantly higher with 95% confidence interval in comparison to the other the group.
Conclusion: According to the findings, life satisfaction variable is different in applicants for cosmetic surgery, but the body image and its components are not different in those applying for cosmetic surgery and surgeons
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Clinical Psychiatry

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