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date: 15 December 2019

(p. xvii) List of Abbreviations

(p. xvii) List of Abbreviations

ARC Appearance Research Collaboration

ASAPS American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

ASPS American Society of Plastic Surgeons

BAAPS British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

BAPRAS British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons

BCC basal cell carcinoma

BDD body dysmorphic disorder

BHF British Heart Foundation

BIS-OA Body Image Scale for Older Adults

BMA British Medical Association

BMI body mass index

CAR Centre for Appearance Research

CBT cognitive behaviour therapy

CLAPA Cleft Lip and Palate Association

CQC Care Quality Commission

CUA cost-utility analysis

CVD cardiovascular disease

DAS Derriford Appearance Scale

DHHS Department of Health and Human Services

DOL Department of Labor

ERISA Employee Retirement Income Security Act

EU European Union

GMC General Medical Council

GP general practitioner

HAART highly-active antiretroviral therapy

HAES Health At Every Size

HMO health maintenance organization

HNC head and neck cancer

HRQoL health-related quality of life

IAT Implicit Association Test

ICU Intensive Care Unit

IHAS Independent Healthcare Advisory Services

ISAPS International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

LMICs low- and middle-income countries

(p. xviii) NHS National Health Service

NIMH National Institute of Mental Health

NICE National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

PPI patient and public involvement

PRO patient-reported outcome

PROM patient-reported outcome measure

PsA psoriatic arthritis

PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder

TCD Tissue and Cell Directive

QALY quality-adjusted life-year

SCC squamous cell carcinoma

SDT self-discrepancy theory

SES socioeconomic status

SIST social interaction skills training

SPA social physique anxiety

UK United Kingdom

US United States

WHCRA Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act

WHO World Health Organization