Aesthet Surg J 2022 May 2. Epub 2022 May 2.
School of Population Health and enAble Institute at Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia.
Background: The popularity of penile augmentation procedures is increasing, but little is known about the motivations and psychological characteristics of men who seek these procedures.
Objectives: To investigate the motivations and psychological characteristics of men seeking a penile girth augmentation using valid psychological measures.
Methods: Men seeking to undergo a penile girth augmentation (n = 37) completed an online questionnaire containing standardized measures assessing their motivations to undergo augmentation, penile size self-discrepancy, psychological distress, self-esteem, body image related quality of life, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), and cosmetic procedure screening scale-penile focused dysmorphic disorder (PDD). Read More