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An interesting example of the connection between popular culture and mental health. (Read
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|"Ugh, I've seen this story in the news several times and it annoys me. This condition is nothing new, just a new twist on an old syndrome. Check Delusions of Grandeur.
A line from the article, "...a person suffering from delusions of grandeur would stubbornly entertain patently false, generally fantastic and often highly complex ideas of his/her own importance..."
Is it surprising that in the day and age of reality TV shows that people who watch them see these supposedly normal people become really important and want that for themselves?"
(Brandon 12/4/2008 9:08:16 AM)
|"The difference is that most of our lives and activities actually are being recorded. Perhaps just not broadcast back to the public. Think about the UK. Everyone's life is a reality show to some audience."
(Zac Hunter 12/4/2008 11:19:25 AM)
|"Is it paranoia if they really ARE out to get you?"
( 12/5/2008 1:09:06 PM)
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