International Journal of Psychology & Behavior Analysis Volume 1 (2015), Article ID 1:IJPBA-103, 6 pages
Research Article
The Impact of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery on Body Image and Psychological Well-Being: A Preliminary Study

Valentina Elisabetta Di Mattei1,2*, Elena Pagani Bagliacca1, Alessandro Ambrosi2, Luciano Lanfranchi3, Franz Baruffaldi Preis3 and Lucio Sarno1,2

1Clinical and Health Psychology Unit, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
2Faculty of Psychology, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele Milan, Italy
3Plastic Surgery Department, Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute, I.R.C.C.S., and San Raffaele Hospital - Milan, Italy
Valentina Elisabetta Di Mattei, Clinical and Health Psychology Unit, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy, Tel: +3902291751551; Fax: +390291971454; E-mail:
17 July 2014; 25 November 2014; 07 January 2015
Di Mattei VE, Pagani Bagliacca E, Ambrosi A, Lanfranchi L, Baruffaldi Preis F, et al. (2015) The Impact of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery on Body Image and Psychological Well-Being: A Preliminary Study. Int J Psychol Behav Anal 1: 103. doi:


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