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Posting of Selfies May Suggest Personality Issues

A study from Ohio State University shows that, of the 800 men surveyed (with ages ranging from 18-40), those who posted more selfies scored higher in narcissism and psychopathy. Men who edited their photos scored higher in narcissism and self-objectification. According to the research, both posting lots of selfies and editing them demonstrates a tendency to narcissism, the belief that you are better than others. The inclination to edit selfies shows that men too suffer from self-objectification, which is valuing your appearance more than other qualities and can lead to eating disorders and depression. However, posting selfies does not automatically label you as a narcissistic, a psychopath, or someone suffering from self-objectification.

Read the full article here: Posting Of Selfies May Suggest Personality Issues Psych Central News