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.
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?
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?
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.
By posting selfies, I expect my friends to appraise me.
When I don't take selfies, I feel detached from my peer group.
Taking different selfie poses helps increase my social status.
I use photo-editing tools to enhance my selfie to look better than others.
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?
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?
05/13/2018 Health & Fitness 2213 66 By: msrcms