Characteristics of Obsessive Celebrity Worshippers
Celebrity worshippers do not necessarily have romantic feelings toward their target person, but their conduct shows interesting parallels with erotomaniac-type behaviors. Here are some characteristics of people who become celebrity obsessed.
- Celebrity worshippers were likely to score lower on measures of general information, creativity, critical thinking, and spatial ability than non-worshipping types.
- Many suffer from isolating and ambivalent interpersonal relationships which may result from other
- Many are prone to misinterpreting in cues in semi-social and social relationships.
Source: articles by James Houran, Department of Psychiatry, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
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