Attitudes and Awareness Towards Cosmetic Surgery Among College Students in Kuwait

Abstract

Cosmetic surgery is a very popular procedure performed nowadays with a significant increase around the world, having a dramatic and profound impact on student’s health and attitude. The aim of this study is to examine the attitude and level of awareness among students at the college of Health Science’s, which is under PAAET (The Public Authority for Applied Education & training) towards cosmetic surgery and the risks taken behind these procedures. Questionnaires were administered to 250 college students that were analyzed using SPSS version (25). Result showed that female students had more cosmetic surgeries performed than male students, having a positive attitude towards cosmetic surgery, neglecting the risks of these surgeries. This study showed that media and friends have a great impact on the attitude of the students towards cosmetic surgery. Further studies should be undertaken to investigate the attitude of a wider population beyond colleges and universities towards these surgeries.

 

Keywords: Risks., Students, attitude, awareness, cosmetic surgery

DOI: https://doi.org/10.37745/ejbmsr.2013/vol10n42232

Article Review Status: Published

Pages: 22-32 (Download PDF)

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