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Almost everyone takes a selfie now and then. Perhaps we take more during this time of year when we see family and friends at holiday gatherings. But how many selfies are too many?

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That’s the question researchers at Nottingham Trend University and Thiagarajar School of Management asked when they named “selfitis” as a genuine mental disorder. There are three levels of severity which are defined as follows:

1. Borderline Selfitis: Taking photos of oneself at least three times a day but not posting on social media.

2. Acute Selfitis: Taking photos of oneself at least three times a day and posting them online.

3. Chronic Selfitis: Uncontrollable urge to take photos of oneself and posting on social media more than six times a day.

I think that last one might also be known as “Kardashian Syndrome.”

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