volume 40, issue 8, P777-782 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.02.010
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Marijke E.P. van den Elzen, Sarah L. Versnel, Steven E.R. Hovius, Jan Passchier, Hugo J. Duivenvoorden, Irene M.J. Mathijssen

Abstract: This study evaluates the impact of congenital and acquired facial disfigurement on social functioning in adults and whether this differs from adults without facial disfigurement. Moreover, the predictive value of objective and subjective appearance on social functioning is explored. Fifty-nine adults with severe congenital facial disfigurement, 59 adults with traumatically acquired facial deformities in adulthood, and 120 adults without facial disfigurement, completed the Scale for Interpersonal Behaviour, Soc…

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