Youngsters obsessed with selfies and psychiatrists attempting to decode the reasons behind this addiction.
“She is a widow and apart from her work, she has only social media to look forward to,” said psychiatrist Dr Kaminidevi Bhoir. The woman was so addicted she would carry her cellphone even to the washroom. Her mother complained she would forget house chores because of constant distraction towards the phone.
“Such patients are in denial mode initially. They do not feel they are addicted,” Bhoir adds. The 40-year-old was given psychiatric counseling on prioritising what is more important and on giving more time to her family.
Psychiatrists battle with new disorders: ‘selfitis’, screen addiction |