Is plastic surgery effective in the rehabilitation of deformed delinquent adolescents?

Jon K. Meyer, John E. Hoopes, Michael E. Jabaley, Richard Allen

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Abstract

A pilot project was designed to test the efficacy of plastic surgery in the rehabilitation of juvenile delinquents. It demonstrated that unoperated patients did as well as the operated ones in subsequent improvement of their psychological and behavioral parameters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-58
Number of pages6
JournalPlastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume51
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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