DIVERSE INTERSECTIONS OF SELF-CONCEPT AND ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE: INTERCONNECTED OR DISCONNECTED SELF FROM REALITY DURING DIGITAL WORLD
Author(s): San Rehma
The Novel COVID-19 has dramatically transformed the globe into an exponential digital world. Considering the unprecedented need for social distancing, the surge of digital communication has prevailed all around the sphere. The natures of relationships based on the dreamlike and illusory identities on digital communication apps are cultivating the diverse intersections of self-concept. The first section intends to deals with people awareness about their actual self-concept. The second section revolves around if they recognize their traits so to what extent they understand them. Furthermore, the third section states that self-concept doesn’t merely represent the person’s claim as me or mine but also demonstrates their self-evaluation based on their social experiences. The natures of relationships due to digital communication on social media applications are distorting the relationship-induced self-concept of adolescents. These variations in self-concept are promoting rapidly and people are finding refuge in alcohol consumption for temporary relief. Here the question arises does alcohol dependence leads to negative self-concept or negative self-concept escort to alcohol dependency. The literature depicts that alcohol dependency leads to poor self-concept among people. Hence, the current study findings contradict the literature and revealed that negative self-concept escort alcohol dependence. The America psychological association and ICD-10 must add the nature and treatment modality of cyber-disorders. The government and policymakers must formulate laws to reduce the ratio of cyber dependency. Furthermore, the researchers, psychologists and psychiatrists must practice advanced therapeutic intervention for the intervention and counselling of the patients.