#SELFIE	
  By:	
  Raymond	
  Chung	
  
Photo	
  by:	
  Emanuele	
  Toscano	
  (Flickr)	
  
Does	
  selfie	
  posi,vely	
  or	
  nega,vely	
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SELF-­‐ESTEEM?	
  
Photo	
  by:	
  	
  Tim	
  Knezevich	
  (Fl...
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no,	
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  shown	
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affect	
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“The	
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people	
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LOWER	
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Photo	
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“Selfies	
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way	
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A	
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  people	
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  lots	
  of	
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on	
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“It	
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"People	
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are	
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“A	
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and	
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A	
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  tried	
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  kill	
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...
“I	
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  search	
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  the	
  perfect	
  selfie	
  and	
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realised	
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...
Quote	
  from:	
  Science	
  Links	
  Selfies	
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  Narcissism,	
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  Self	
  Esteem	
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RAISING	
  
	
  	
  	
  	
  SELF-­‐ESTEEM	
  
Photo	
  by:	
  Kiran	
  Foster	
  (Flickr)	
  
“The	
  common	
  treatment	
  
is	
  where	
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  paNent	
  gradually	
  	
  
Learns	
  to	
  go	
  for	
  longer	
  	
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Selfie	
  will	
  mainly	
  impact	
  you	
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  a	
  negaNve	
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 ...
REFERENCES	
  
“My	
  Selfie,	
  Myself”	
  NyNmes.com	
  
	
  
“The	
  Social	
  Psychology	
  of	
  the	
  Selfie”	
  Mash...
Acknowledgement	
  
All	
  images	
  used	
  were	
  found	
  in	
  Flickr	
  and	
  is	
  
under	
  a	
  CreaNve	
  Commo...
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  1. #SELFIE  By:  Raymond  Chung   Photo  by:  Emanuele  Toscano  (Flickr)  
  2. Does  selfie  posi,vely  or  nega,vely  impact   SELF-­‐ESTEEM?   Photo  by:    Tim  Knezevich  (Flickr)  
  3. “But  first,              LET  ME  TAKE  A  SELFIE”   ~  A  line  from  the  song  #Selfie  by  the  Chainsmokers   Photo  by  Ricky  Thakrar  (Flickr)    Source:  #Selfie;  Metrolyric.com    
  4. Selfie  won  Oxford  DicNonaries  Word  of  the  Year  2013   Selfie:  A  photograph  that  one  has  taken  of   oneself,  typically  one  taken  with  a   smartphone  and  uploaded  to  a  social   media  website.   Photo  by:  Horia  Varlan  (Flickr)   Source:  Selfie;  OxforddicNonaries.com  
  5. to  take  a  selfie:   •  Part  of  modern  culture   •  Seeking  a@en,on   •  Trying  to  define  ourselves  (Teens)   Photo  by:  Judi  May  (Flickr)  
  6. Now  that  we  can  interact  with  hundreds  —   no,  thousands  —  of  people  simultaneously,    we've  strengthened  the  impact  that  others   have  on  our  self-­‐value…”   ~  Dr.  Letamendi   Quote  from:  Social  Psychology  of  the  Selfie  by  ChrisNne  Erickson  (Mashable)      Photo  by:  Jason  Howie  (Flickr)  
  7. Studies  shown  that  comments  on  your  Facebook  picture  strongly   affect  how  you  perceived  physical,  social  and  professional  aracNveness   Photo  by:  MeLY3o  (Flickr)  
  8. “The  idea  of  the  selfie  is  much  more  like  your  face  is  the  cap:on  and   you’re  trying  to  explain  a  moment  or  tell  a  story”   ~  Frédéric  della  Faille   Quote  from:  My  Self,  Myself  by  Jenna  Wortham  (New  York  Times)   Photo  by:  Iain  Heath  (Flickr)  
  9. Recent  study  showed  more  online  photo  sharing  from   people  whose  self-­‐esteem  is  based  on  “public  con,ngencies”   Photo  by:  Anssi  Koskinen  (Flickr)  
  10. While  some  gets   LOWER  SELF-­‐ESTEEM  From  viewing  selfies   Photo  by:  ChrisNna  VanMeter  (Flickr)  
  11. “Selfies  aren’t  empowering;   they’re  a  high  tech  reflecNon  of  the…   way  society  teaches  women  that   their  most  important  quality  is   their  physical  aErac:veness,”   ~  Erin  Gloria  Ryan   Quote  from:  ScruNnizing  the  ‘Selfie’:  Self-­‐Confidence  or  Self-­‐Obsession?  By  Elise  CurNn  (Goodtherapy)   Photo  by:  Francesco  Cavallari  (Flickr)  
  12. A  team  of  U.K.  researchers  found  that  people  who  post  lots  of  photos   on  social  media,  run  the  risk  of  alienaNng  friends,  family  members  and   colleagues  leads  to  less  supporNve  bonds   Photo  by:  mkhmarkeNng  (Flickr)  
  13. “It  is  only  problemaNc  when  someone  fixates  or  over-­‐compares  to   their  detriment,  but  that  is  not  a  funcNon  of  the  photos  as  much  as   the  individual  struggling  with  self-­‐esteem”   ~  Dr.  Rutledge   Quote  from:  The  Social  Psychology  of  the  Selfie  by  ChrisNne  Erickson  (Mashable)        Photo  by:  Xavier  Dnat  (Flickr)  
  14. "People  who  tend  to  have  low  self-­‐esteem  and  depression   are  more  likely  to  engage  in  recurrent  distorted  cogni:on   about  the  self  (such  as  negaNve  self-­‐statements),  Finding   ways  to  interrupt  those  thoughts  can  prevent  them  from   reinforcing  a  negaNve  focus  on  the  self  may  be  helpful  in   improving  self-­‐esteem  and  liZing  mood,.”   ~  Dr.  Letamendi   Quote  from:  The  Social  Psychology  of  the  Selfie  by  ChrisNne  Erickson  (Mashable)     Photo  by:  John  Brain  Silverio  (Flickr)  
  15. “A  secure,  mature  person  is  going  to  post  selfies  that  are  spontaneous   and  not  overly  engineered  or  edited,  and  they’re  going  to  do  it  less   oZen.  A  more  insecure  person  is  going  to  post  staged  or  sexualized   photos,  and  they’re  going  to  do  it  so  much  that  they  become  consumed   by  it  and  the  comments  they  receive.”   ~  Lucie  Hemmen   Quote  from:  A  Psychiatric  Study  Reveals  Selfies  Are  More  Dangerous  Than  You  Think  by  Tom  McKay  (Policymic)   Photo  by:  Briney  Bush  Bolley  (Flickr)  
  16. A  selfie  addict  took  TWO  HUNDRED/day                and  tried  to  kill  himself  when  he  could  not  take                                                                                                                                                                      a  perfect  photo   Photo  by:  Michel  Di  Feiciantonio  (Flickr)  
  17. “I  was  constantly  in  search  of  taking  the  perfect  selfie  and  when  I   realised  I  couldn’t  I  wanted  to  die.  I  lost  my  friends,  my  educaNon,   my  HEALTH  and  almost  my  life.”   ~  Danny  Bowman   Quote  from:  Selfie  addict  took  TWO  HUNDRED  a  day  –  and  tried  to  kill  himself  when  he  couldn’t  take  a  perfect  photo  by  Gemma  Aldridge  and                                                  Kerry  Harden  (Mirror.co.uk)   Photo  by:  Keirsten  Marie  (Flickr)  
  18. Quote  from:  Science  Links  Selfies  to  Narcissism,  AddiNon  &  Low  Self  Esteem  by  Christle  Barakat  (SocialNmes)        Photo  by:  Roel  Wijnants  (Flickr)   Two  out  of  three  of  Dr.  David  Veale’s  paNents  suffer  from  Body  Dysmorphic  Disorder   and  compulsively  take  selfies.   “CogniNve  behavioral  therapy  is  used  to  help  a  paNent  to  recognize  the   reasons  for  his  or  her  compulsive  behavior  and  then  to  learn  how  to   moderate  it.”   ~  Dr.  David  Veale  
  19. RAISING          SELF-­‐ESTEEM   Photo  by:  Kiran  Foster  (Flickr)  
  20. “The  common  treatment   is  where  a  paNent  gradually     Learns  to  go  for  longer     periods  of  :me  without   sa:sfying  the  urge   to  take  a  photograph,  along   with  therapy  to  address  the   root  cause  of  the  problem,”   ~  Dr.  David  Veale   Quote  from:  Science  Links  Selfies  to  Narcissism,  AddiNon  &  Low  Self  Esteem  by  Christle  Barakat  (SocialNmes)        Photo  by:  Susana  Fernandez  (Flickr)  
  21. Selfie  will  mainly  impact  you  in  a  negaNve  way.                          In  the  end,  it  is  always  be^er  to   BEYOURSELF   Photo  by:  Sandra  Jovanovic  (Flickr)  
  22. REFERENCES   “My  Selfie,  Myself”  NyNmes.com     “The  Social  Psychology  of  the  Selfie”  Mashable.com     “How  do  Selfies  Impact  Self-­‐Esteem”  Dr-­‐carol.com     “ScruNnizing  the  ‘Selfie’:  Self-­‐Confidence  or  Self-­‐Obsession?”  Goodtherapy.org     “A  Psychiatric  Study  Reveals  Selfies  Are  More  Dangerous  Than  You  Think”  Policymic.com     “Making  Sense  of  Selfies”  Psychologytoday.com     “Science  Links  Selfies  to  Narcissism,  AddiNon  &  Low  Self  Esteem”  SocialNmes.com     “Selfie  addict  took  TWO  HUNDRED  a  day  –  and  tried  to  kill  himself  when  he  couldn’t  take  perfect  photo”  Mirror.co.uk     “The  Good,  the  Bad,  and  the  Unexpected  Consequences  of  Selfie  Obsession”  Teenvogue.com     “#Selfie”  Metrolyric.com     “Selfie”  OxforddicNonaries.com     Flickr.com   Photo  by:  Grzegorz  Adach  (Flickr)  
  23. Acknowledgement   All  images  used  were  found  in  Flickr  and  is   under  a  CreaNve  Commons  license.  

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