(THE FEDERALIST) -- Your friend who cannot seem to control the impulse to post a lot of selfies might actually have a psychological disorder according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.
Two psychologists, Mark D. Griffiths and Janarthanan Balakrishnan, interviewed and observed the social media behavior of 225 college students at Indian universities to establish three levels of selfie addiction: borderline, acute, and chronic.
Those who take three selfies in a day but don’t post them on social media fall into the borderline category. Those who post at least three per day are considered acute, and those who have an “uncontrollable urge” to take selfies all the time and post at least six on social media per day are considered chronic.
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