Social Psychological Model of Craniofacial Anomalies: Example of Cleft Lip and Palate

  • Joyce M. Tobiasen


Since you’re asking, I want to tell you a little about Mary. She is kind, helpful and works very hard to keep up her school work. She has a low C average—takes regular classes. She has good study habits and we don’t feel she is just being given a grade. In the past month she has started dieting, has become interested in racquetball and has joined the school play. She is very shy and has no close friends in her age group. One problem we have, is our children go to school in a different town than we live in. She gets along with our family and her cousins next door. She got her driver’s license last summer, which she is very proud of, and has become a reliable driver. She drives to play practice and on errands.


Cleft Palate Facial Attractiveness Craniofacial Anomaly Facial Cleft Facial Scar 
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