Obsessive Selfie Takers Suffer From Mental Disorder Dubbed 'Selfitis'

January 3, 2018
(CBS SF/RADIO ALICE) - If you are obsessed with taking selfies, then chances are you might be suffering from selfitis, according to a recent study.

The new study, published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, says it's a genuine mental condition that makes a person feel compelled to constantly take photos and post them on social media.

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Here are some ways you can tell if you have the disorder:
  • Taking a selfie puts you in a good mood.
  • You feel more popular when you post selfies on social media.
  • And use photo editing tools to make your selfies look better than others.

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