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  Too many people are 'addicted to celebs'
Updated 14 August 2003, 10.55
David Beckham and fans
Being bonkers about your fave celeb is worrying scientists.

They think about one in three people are just too mad about pop stars and TV celebs.

It's called Celebrity Worship Syndrome and it can make you feel really bad.

The experts reckon a fascination with the lives of the rich and famous can be addictive.

Obsessing

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Most of the time, of course, loving your idol is totally harmless.

We're not talking kissing your Busted poster before you go to bed or buying all Blue's CDs.

But when you become completely obsessed or think you've got a special bond with them, there's more of a problem.

Being so obsessed can make you depressed.

It's common to start liking celebs when you're a teenager and looking for direction in life.

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