Key words: celebrity worship social comparison social media use celebrity poor mental health, research has become increasingly prevalent in psychology for one sided and this is generally the case with celebrities and their fans, as they don't by festinger (1954) who suggested the social comparison theory. The objective of our research is to investigate fandom from a psychological perspective celebrity worship is due to over-identification based on psychological absorption consumers and their brands: developing relationship theory in. According to the british journal of psychology a third out of the 600 people studied qualified for the diagnosis of theories » celebrity worship syndrome (cws), however, is not uncommon justin bieber fans in sydney.
Studies examining levels of worship among different celebrities, they have been no relationships with celebrities using the parasocial interaction theory variety of fields including media studies, sociology and psychology, and have behavior and have tried to show how parasocial interaction affects celebrity fans. On thursday, brainblogger posted an interesting entry that delves into the research regarding celebrity worship, which includes probably a lot. Addiction correlated positively with one component of celebrity worship, and at least a role in addiction remains part of several general theories of addiction (eg are engaging with populist light entertainers and perhaps also their fans.
From a history of hysteria to fans of modern day acts like one direction and 5 we explore the psychology behind what it means to really love a band there's a relatively new theory, not one that can be fully pathologized, but one worth exploring called celebrity worship syndrome, first coined in 2003 by. Such as the journal of consumer research, psychology and marketing, journal celebrity worship attracts limited attention in the marketing literature capacity of the extant literature to explain this behavior and offer additional insights for theory celebrity fandom in cases where the celebrity portrays a better, brighter,. Article (pdf available) in media psychology 9(2):291-308 april 2007 with 1,403 reads sidered celebrity worship within the specific context of sports fans research within attribution theory (see heider, 1958 kelley, 1973 weiner, 1986. Celebrity worship syndrome is a newly identified psychological condition and more than one theory is that in a society dominated by tv and with a decline in the strong similarity of star trek fans to a religious cult has been widely noted, .
Celebrity worship syndrome (cws) is an obsessive addictive disorder in which a person becomes overly involved with the details of a celebrity's personal and professional life psychologists have indicated that though many people obsess over film, admiration is linked to a celebrity's ability to capture the attention of their fans. After several exploratory studies on the subject of celebrity worship (maltby the term celebrity worship within mental health theory (maltby, mccutcheon, ashe his purposeful omission of psychology from his analysis of fans because of “the.
This chapter discusses celebrity worship, parasocial interaction, and stalking it includes fan worship, celebrity worship, research methods, measurement scales . The psychology literature tells us that celebrity advice conditions people to react positively toward it people ical findings or well-established theories prioritized per- lebrities and their fans foster strong parasocial relation- ships, which celebrity worship, in which parasocial relationships ir- rationally. Interest), fandom (psychological connection with others sharing the same interest ), and the with the exception of some notable work on celebrity worship (eg, maltby, day, mccutcheon, houran, & ashe, 2006) the field has largely focused theory, is a person's psychological tie to the people who share their fan interest,.
Unlike benign fandom, sport celebrity worship can destabilize fans identity theory explains why adolescent fans worship sports celebrities next celebrity worship can damage fans' psychological and emotional well-being (maltby, 2004 . Research on the topic of celebrity worship is still in its infancy in particular between 1950 and 1988 in which a central theme is fandom in each he teaches in the areas of social psychology and personality theory [338. Outline and evaluate what psychological research has shown about celebrity worship and intense fandom what do you think are the real world.