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Psychological Aspects of Posttraumatic Deformity

  • Christine Piff
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Abstract

The face is a vital component of one’s personality, body image and acceptance in society. Facial disfigurement can therefore have both a social and psychological impact on previously healthy individuals. One moment, the patient is fine and leading a normal life. The next they have sustained a sudden and life-changing injury.

Keywords

Psychology PTSD Coping Disfigurement Life changing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine Piff
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  1. 1.WestgateUK

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