Barkha Goenka

Experienced journalist, social media analyst and content writer, looking for suitable opportunities in the UK & India in multimedia journalism. Fast learner, travel enthusiast, people person and dreamer.

Is selfie dysmorphia fuelling unrealistic cosmetic surgery requests?

Do you love taking selfies? Want to look like your filtered selfie? Would you consider going through surgery for the same? You might be suffering from Selfitis, Body Dysmorphic disorder or selfie dysmorphia. Selfitis is a mental health condition that causes people addicted to taking selfies and sharing them on social media, while Selfie dysmorphia is the phenomenon of people seeking surgery or cosmetic procedures to look like the filtered version of themselves. Voice of Westminster spoke to young millennials and experts to find out how are people affected by this condition.