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Selfie Craving Is Linked With Mental Disorders, Shocking Result Revealed!

Selfies have become the widest and craziest trend ever. Besides having a good feeling factor, selfies have resulted in some demerits as well. Some people have lost their lives taking some dangerous selfies, and so there is something wrong with all the obsession. Some health experts will tell you this.

Selfie Craving Is Linked With Mental Disorders, Shocking Result Revealed!

Selfie Craving Is Linked With Mental Disorders, Shocking Result Revealed!

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According to psychiatrist Dr David Veal:

According to psychiatrist Dr David Veal:

"Two out of three of all the patients who come to see me with Body Dysmorphic Disorder since the rise of camera phones have a compulsion to repeatedly take and post selfies on social media sites. "

They are then told about ways to moderate their behavior.

They are then told about ways to moderate their behavior.

"Cognitive behavioral therapy is used to help a patient to recognize the reasons for his or her compulsive behavior and then to learn how to moderate it."

Don't you see this with your friends even?

Don't you see this with your friends even?

"Even looking at how most of us choose our profile pictures on Facebook and other social media sites is a huge process. Believe it or not, as harmless as these acts all seem, they build up over time to create and create great forms of self consciousness and false sense of confidence. Instead of being okay with who we are no matter what, we strive to find the right picture with all the perfect details."

So for finding the perfect picture, we are crossing the line.

So for finding the perfect picture, we are crossing the line.

And ending up ill and sick.

This British teenager got on the verge of committing a suicide.

This British teenager got on the verge of committing a suicide.

Just for the sake of a perfect selfie!

He spent 10 hours a day capturing himself.

He spent 10 hours a day capturing himself.

"Danny Bowman became so obsessed with capturing the perfect shot that he would spend roughly 10 hours per day taking up to 200 selfies trying to get the perfect shot."

He dropped out of school and kept taking pictures of himself.

He dropped out of school and kept taking pictures of himself.

"As things got more and more intense for Danny, he lost nearly 30 pounds, dropped out of school and did not leave the house for six months as he kept trying for the perfect picture. During his suicide attempt, Bowman was saved by his mother."

This was said by Pamela Rutledge in Psychology Today:

This was said by Pamela Rutledge in Psychology Today:

"Selfies frequently trigger perceptions of self-indulgence or attention-seeking social dependence that raises the damned-if-you-do and damned-if-you-don't spectre of either narcissism or very low self-esteem."

Self-judgmental attitude and a false sense of confidence.

Self-judgmental attitude and a false sense of confidence.

This extremity in this field needs to be calmed down, by not pressurizing people for being perfect on camera, but praising them for what they are in real life.

An emerging disease in Thailand too:

An emerging disease in Thailand too:

Panpimol Wipulakorn, of Thai Mental Health Department, said, "The addiction to selfies has also alarmed health professionals in Thailand. To pay close attention to published photos, controlling who sees or who likes or comments them, hoping to reach the greatest number of likes is a symptom that 'selfies' are causing problems."

So, beware and keep checking yourself.

So, beware and keep checking yourself.

Know that you are far more than what a lens can capture. And love yourself, but do not ever get obsessed with it. Live healthy and happy!

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