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Selfie-Mania Influence on Adolescent Self-Esteem

Flora Zeqaj Lamçja
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Flora Zeqaj Lamçja: "A. Xhuvani" University of Elbasan, Albania, Faculty of Medical Technical SciencesPhD Cand. European University of Tirana

European Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies Articles, 2017, vol. 3

Abstract: Our society new where technology has touched every cell of it is becoming even more virtually from where fashion is Selfie therefore be shooting themselves, a modern trend which has involved the whole society on the plates as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, etc. Art selfie is one that many people have practiced and perfected over the years, but knowing what relationship they have with this new generation of virtual relationship remains a difficult task as important as well. This study aims to explore the selfie as a reflection of low self-esteem because the mania for photographing herself, is a pathology of the syndrome in search of a stable personality. Target group of this study were middle school students "Dhaskal Todri" in Elbasan, where 100 participants aged 16-18 years from where 39 participants were males and 61 females. They were asked to fill the Rosenberg Self-Assessment Inventory (Rosenberg Self-Esteem Inventory, 1965) within ethical standards. After analysis of the data showed a positive correlation between connectivity Selfie - Self-Esteem which holds that studies to date have shown that there is a connection between the selfie mania and self-esteem. Out of the sample obtained in this study show that individuals are looking for a better image of themselves as self images contradict the image of a secure existence, through fixing a few moments as a symbol of an attempt to establish an identity consistent, full realized. The pathology of this syndrome is the search for a stable personality. Of course, we are talking about the first research on this phenomenon should probably be more careful diagnostic categorization and labeling.

Keywords: Self-esteem; selfie- mania; adolescent (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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DOI: 10.26417/ejis.v7i2.p7-12

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