Reasons for undergoing cosmetic surgery: a retrospective study

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Author(s)Thorpe SJ, Ahmed B, Steer K
Publication type Article
JournalSexualities, Evolution & Gender
Year2004
Volume6
Issue2-3
Pages75-96
ISSN (print)1479-2508
ISSN (electronic)1479-2516
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Reasons for undergoing elective plastic surgery were retrospectively explored with seven female postoperative participants aged 34-55, who were interviewed using a semi-structured interview format. Interviews were analysed using an adapted version of interpretative phenomenological analysis (e.g. Smith 199631. Smith , JA . 1996 . ‘Beyond the divide between cognition and discourse: Using interpretative phenomenonological analysis in health psychology'.
PublisherRoutledge
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616660412331303857
DOI10.1080/14616660412331303857
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