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The psychosocial impact of being a young person with an unusual appearance

The psychosocial impact of being a young person with an unusual appearance Living with an unusual or different appearance as a result of a disfigurement from birth, an accident or illness can be particularly challenging for young people in today's appearance-obsessed society. Heidi Williamson explores the psychological and social experiences of adolescents with a ‘visible difference’ and considers factors that can determine how well adolescents cope with these challenges http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aesthetic Nursing Mark Allen Group

The psychosocial impact of being a young person with an unusual appearance

Journal of Aesthetic Nursing , Volume 3 (4): 3 – May 1, 2014

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Mark Allen Group
Copyright
Copyright © 2014 MA Healthcare Limited
ISSN
2050-3717
eISSN
2052-2878
DOI
10.12968/joan.2014.3.4.186
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Abstract

Living with an unusual or different appearance as a result of a disfigurement from birth, an accident or illness can be particularly challenging for young people in today's appearance-obsessed society. Heidi Williamson explores the psychological and social experiences of adolescents with a ‘visible difference’ and considers factors that can determine how well adolescents cope with these challenges

Journal

Journal of Aesthetic NursingMark Allen Group

Published: May 1, 2014

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