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By Dr. Elias Aboujaoude

Let's talk about me: Psychiatrist worried about how online life affects us offline

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FARGO - When Brett Biebel tells people he's not on Facebook, he's often greeted by strange looks and rolled eyes.

"There's kind of an initial recoiling," Biebel says, when people hear of his one-man Face-off. "They'll say, 'What a Luddite.' "


Indeed, it seems unusual for a 25-year-old to ignore a social networking site so pervasive that it's even used as a marketing tool for the technophobic Amish.

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