These hypotheses were formulated as the basis for the questionnaires and the examination of data.
I. There will be no significant difference in the sexuality of
the respondent, before and after surgery as measured by:
A. Sexual satisfaction ratings
B. Penile sensitivity
E. Pre and post surgical frequencies of sexual interactions
2. Oral sex/intercourse
II. There will be no significant difference in the pre and post
surgical measurements of the patient's penis as measured by:
III. The majority of the patients' penile length will be within
one standard deviation of the mean. The mean will be established
by Kinsey and his associates whose sample population is 3,500 men who self
measured their penis.
IV. The overall patient satisfaction will be measured by:
A. Successfulness of surgery
1. Significant changes in pre and post penile measurements
2. Infection rate
3. Recovery time
B. Post surgical vs. ideal penis size
C. Quality of doctor's care
1. Initial contact
V. There will be no significant change in the self-worth/self-concept ratings as measured before and after surgery.
VI. There will be no significant difference in perception of
penis size before and after surgery.
VII. There will be no significant difference in the amount of
time spent in therapy/counseling before and after surgery.
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