Selfie Syndrome: A Disease of New Era

Abstract:
Over a period of time, technological advancement has given us new addiction disorders. Last two decades were known for computer addiction disorder and internet addiction disorders. Smartphone has included in our daily life that without which we cannot survive. Many of today generation Smartphone‟s are equipped with the high-resolution camera, which we call it as “selfie” camera. Though people were fond of taking photographs of their own and others since many decades, with selfie camera it has led to an extreme level. It is coupled with posting the selfie photographs on social networking sites. Further, they are waiting for comments and opinions of friends and others. This has led to a chain of reactions leading to a complex addiction disorder which we may easily be called “Selfie addiction disorder/Selfie syndrome”.
Keywords: Addiction disorder, selfie, selfie syndrome, Smartphone.