Date of Completion

1-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

social media, self-image, self consciousness

Abstract

This study is a quantitative type of research particularly a descriptive non-experimental design. The respondents of the study consisted of 231 Grade 11 senior high school students studying at De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute who have a social medical account, why they actively use. The study study utilized a non-probability purposive judgmental sampling. The research instrument that was used in the data gathering was a self-made questionnaire that is made up of two parts. Data was analyzed through frequency distribution, mean, standard deviation, t-test, f-test and Slovin's formula. The study concluded that, 1) Majority of the respondents were female, perceived themselves as ambiverts, frequently uses social media for social networking, has an average duration of access to social media of 3 to 4 hours and primarily uses social media for entertainment purposes; 2) The senior high school students of De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute has a high perception on the effects on the use of social media to the self-image; 3) There are no significant differences in the perceived effects on the use of social media to the self-image of the senior high school students when grouped according to sex, type of social media frequently used, and duration of access. However, there is a significant difference in the perceived effects on the use of social media to the self-image of the senior high school students when they are grouped according to personality type and reason for using social media.

First Advisor

Sheila R. Hernandez

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