Selficide: 3 people admitted to AIIMS for having selfie addi
When Riya (name changed), an 18-year-old Delhi University student, visited the ENT department of All India Institute of Medical Science for a nose surgery, the surgeon on duty referred her to the psychiatry ward. For, after a check-up, the doctor concluded it wasn't her nasal cavity but another faculty that needed immediate medical attention.

Riya isn't the first such case that has been referred to AIIMS department of psychiatry. In the last couple of months, there have at least two other cases in AIIMS and three in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, who were suffering from what in urban terminology has come to be known as 'selficide', a compulsive disorder to seek attention by serially posing before a mobile phone and sharing the picture with others for feedback....