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If You Feel Urge to Take selfies, You May Have Psychological Problem

dc.contributor.authorA BURWEES, BUSHRA ELIMAN
dc.descriptionIn 2013, ‘selfie’ is the word of the year, declared by Oxford dictionary England. refers to “a self-portrait photography of oneself (or oneself with other people), taken with a camera or a camera phone held at arm’s length or pointed at a mirror, which is usually shared through social media” . Other's describe the taking of selfies in terms of self-presentation theory, which is applied to impress others. The taking of selfies is arguably not a stand-alone action because it takes on other dimensions when it is shared via social media. Such actions enable selfie-takers to present themselves in a controlled way. In recent years, selfie-taking has become an incredibly popular activity often going viral online when sharing selfies via social media domains . _The first selfie was taken 179 year ago in 1839. it was taken by an American photographer and lamp maker ROBORT CARNALIUS . (1) _In 2014, stories appeared in national and international media claiming that the condition of “selfitis” (the obsessive taking of selfies) was to be classed as a mental disorder by the American Psychiatric Association and that the condition could be borderline, acute, or chronic. However, the stories were a hoax but this did not stop empirical research being carried out into the concepten_US
dc.publisherfaculty of Basic Medical Science - Libyan International Medical Universityen_US
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dc.titleIf You Feel Urge to Take selfies, You May Have Psychological Problemen_US
dc.title.alternativeSelfitis is Genuine Mental Disorderen_US

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