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Selfie Syndrome – How Social Media is Making Us Narcissistic

THE SELFIE SYNDROME How social media is making us narcissistic WHAT IS NARCISSISM? Narcissistic personality disorder involves a preoccupation with self and how one is perceived by others. Narcissists pursue gratification from vanity and the admiration of their own physical and intellectual attributes SIGNS OF NARCISSISM UNILATERAL LISTENING PREOCCUPIED WITH SELF BEING ABOVE THE RULES Listening only to dismiss, negate, ignore, minimize or otherwise make someone Acting selfishly and, if being generous, generally only responsive to their own concerns Feeling that they are above others and that the rules don't apply to them else's concerns irrelevant INABILITY TO TAKE CRITICISM REFUSAL TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY QUICK TO ANGER While having an inflated idea of their own importance, they can be quickly deflated by negative criticism Having a tendency to blame others for things that go wrong May become easily angered by critical comments or being ordered what to do NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA According to research from California State University: Excessive use of social networking may be connected to the following psychiatric problems Attention Deficit Obsessive-Compulsive Depression Hyperactivity Disorder Disorder Narcissistic Personality Schizoaffective and Hypochondriasis Disorder Schizotypal Disorders Body Dysmorphia Voyeurism Addiction THE EFFECTS OF POPULAR PLATFORMS FACEBOOK The Social Mirror FACEBOOK USE People who use Facebook the most tend to have Those with higher narcissism scores were & frequently updating statuses, posting pictures of themselves and using quotes or mottos to glorify themselves more narcissistic or insecure personalities Based on a study of Facebook users ages 18-25 using the Narcissism Personality Inventory and Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale. A 2012 survey of divorce lawyers showed that Facebook had been implicated in 3 of all divorce filings the previous year TWITTER The Social Megaphone TWITTER POSTING In a University of Michigan study of college undergraduates, Young people are using Twitter to broaden social circles and broadcast views. This usage leads people to over evaluate the importance of their opinions it was found that those who scored higher in narcissism also posted more often on Twitter Is narcissism an inevitable reaction to our social culture? Sources: BESTCOMPUTERSCIENCESCHOOLS.NET http://ns.umich.cdu/new/releases/21517-you-re-so-vain-u-m-study-links-social-media-and-narcissism DEVELOPED BY N NOWSOURCING NARCISSISM NARCISSISM

Selfie Syndrome – How Social Media is Making Us Narcissistic

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Are selfies leading to the downfall of society today? You decide.


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