International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


Selfitis - A Mental Disorder

Andrea Donitta.G [2]


Abstract: From the high and mighty to the common man, everyone just loves clicking selfies - be it with their favourite stars, best friends, families, holidays, adventures, gym session, food, parties and everything possible that can be captured in one click. A perfect selfie with pouts or grins then finds itself on social networking site facing the tough litmus test on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Whatsapp. But is this selfie addiction bordering on mental disorder At least, the statistics suggest so. Otherwise nothing explains the recent infamous selfie deaths across the globe shockingly - half of them in India. The big question is - with the rapid pace of digital evolution, has the selfie craze moved on to a next dangerous level According to a report in the Washington Post, most number of selfie deaths in the world occurred in India. Of at least 27 selfie related deaths around the world last year, about half occurred in India. The social media fad is turning into a dangerous trend in the country.


Keywords: SELFITIS, OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017,


Pages: 985 - 986


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