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May 2012
Dolly;May2012, Issue 497, p48
The article discusses the issue of social comparison among teenagers. Psychologist Louise Adams explains that it is human nature to compare oneself to others and healthy competition can motivate an individual to strive harder. The contribution of social networking Web site Facebook to this habit of comparing is described. Adams stresses the importance of accepting and loving oneself to overcome self-damaging behaviour.


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