Results for -  Selfitis

2,213 voters participated in this survey

Name: Selfitis. Age: Three years old. Appearance: Chin up, lips out, zero attention span. Source: The Guardian.

Selfitis sounds like it might be an illness. Correct, it absolutely is. A joint study by Nottingham Trent University and Thiagarajar School of Management has proved it beyond all doubt. Selfitis is a condition that causes people to post too many selfies on the internet. Is this the first time you are reading about this condition?

1. Selfitis sounds like it might be an illness. Correct, it absolutely is. A joint study by Nottingham Trent University and Thiagarajar School of Management has proved it beyond all doubt. Selfitis is a condition that causes people to post too many selfies on the internet. Is this the first time you are reading about this condition?

Yes
73%
1,465 votes
No
27%
535 votes
Selfitis can be dangerous. Thirty six people have genuinely died from taking selfies this year alone. Some fell into rivers and drowned, others were hit by trains. One was trampled by an elephant. Do you know of someone that was (or has been) injured while taking a selfie?

2. Selfitis can be dangerous. Thirty six people have genuinely died from taking selfies this year alone. Some fell into rivers and drowned, others were hit by trains. One was trampled by an elephant. Do you know of someone that was (or has been) injured while taking a selfie?

Yes
8%
151 votes
No
92%
1,849 votes
This study has developed the Selfitis Behaviour Scale to help diagnose those who think they might suffer from selfitis. All you have to do is assign the following statements with a value between one and five. Be honest with your responses for this question. Which selfitis behaviour scale statements are you guilty of?

3. This study has developed the Selfitis Behaviour Scale to help diagnose those who think they might suffer from selfitis. All you have to do is assign the following statements with a value between one and five. Be honest with your responses for this question. Which selfitis behaviour scale statements are you guilty of?

I feel more popular when I post my selfies on social media.
3%
63 votes
By posting selfies, I expect my friends to appraise me.
4%
76 votes
When I don't take selfies, I feel detached from my peer group.
3%
50 votes
Taking different selfie poses helps increase my social status.
3%
59 votes
I use photo-editing tools to enhance my selfie to look better than others.
3%
57 votes
All
1%
23 votes
None
88%
1,769 votes
According to the research, it means that you're likely to balance low self-confidence with obsessive attention-seeking, and you hope that by compulsively detailing the minutiae of your life online, you will somehow feel like part of a larger group that doesn't necessarily exist. There is no current treatment available for selfitis, but it might be helpful to put your cell phone down for a minute and experience living in the real world. If you clicked onto any of the 5 statements from question #3, do you think you suffer from the condition selfitis?

4. According to the research, it means that you're likely to balance low self-confidence with obsessive attention-seeking, and you hope that by compulsively detailing the minutiae of your life online, you will somehow feel like part of a larger group that doesn't necessarily exist. There is no current treatment available for selfitis, but it might be helpful to put your cell phone down for a minute and experience living in the real world. If you clicked onto any of the 5 statements from question #3, do you think you suffer from the condition selfitis?

Yes
4%
75 votes
No
40%
800 votes
Undecided
5%
101 votes
Not Applicable
51%
1,024 votes
The American Psychiatric Association has confirmed that three or more selfies a day can be enough to constitute a mental disorder (referring to posting selfies on social media). In your personal opinion, do you think selfitis is a genuine mental disorder?

5. The American Psychiatric Association has confirmed that three or more selfies a day can be enough to constitute a mental disorder (referring to posting selfies on social media). In your personal opinion, do you think selfitis is a genuine mental disorder?

Yes
28%
568 votes
No
35%
694 votes
Undecided
37%
738 votes
Lastly: Are you addicted to taking selfies?

6. Lastly: Are you addicted to taking selfies?

Yes
3%
62 votes
No
69%
1,372 votes
Not Applicable
28%
566 votes
05/13/2018 Health & Fitness 2213 66 By: msrcms

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