The trend of taking smartphone selfies is linked to mental health conditions that focus

on a person's obsession with looks. According to Psychiatrist Dr. David Veal:  "Two our

of three of all the patients who come to see me with Body Dysmorphic Disorder since

the rise of camera phones have a compulsion to repeatedly take selfies.  19 year old

Danny Bowman's selfie addiction spiraled out of control, spending  ten hours a day

taking up to 200 snaps of himself on his iPhone.  Part of his treatment included taking

asway his iPhone for intervals of 10 minutes, which increased to 30 miinutes, then an

hour.