The FOMO Syndrome and the Perception of Personal Needs in Contemporary Society

Authors

  • Liliana Luca Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania
  • Stefan Lucian Burlea Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania
  • Ana-Catalina Chirosca Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
  • Ioana Maria Marin Al. I. Cuza University, Iasi, Romania
  • Alexandru Bogdan Ciubara Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania
  • Anamaria Ciubara Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18662/brain/11.1Sup1/27

Keywords:

FOMO, perception, adult, education, health

Abstract

The development of social media and technological devices have led to a series of new events in the spectrum of mental illnesses.

These manifestations are often unnoticeable, but they develop as a symptom of common psychological disorders, classified by worldwide mental health societies. A new pathology is described as “the FOMO Syndrome”. This disorder is in the same category as social anxiety, and the obsessive-compulsive component is probably the factor that contributes to the diminishing of the social circle of individuals and their personal autonomy, and also increases the risks of psycho-emotional and psycho-somatic disorders. We intend to present the results of a study conducted on a group of 205 people, aged 21-45, regarding the use of the internet, the purpose being the creation of a clear image of individual particularities, which would be the basis for the implementation of a mental health program at  community level.

Author Biographies

Liliana Luca, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania

Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania

Stefan Lucian Burlea, Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania

Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania

Ana-Catalina Chirosca, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Ioana Maria Marin, Al. I. Cuza University, Iasi, Romania

Al. I. Cuza University, Iasi, Romania

Alexandru Bogdan Ciubara, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania

Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania

Anamaria Ciubara, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania

Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania

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Published

2020-04-14

How to Cite

Luca, L., Burlea, S. L., Chirosca, A.-C., Marin, I. M., Ciubara, A. B., & Ciubara, A. (2020). The FOMO Syndrome and the Perception of Personal Needs in Contemporary Society. BRAIN. Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience, 11(1Sup1), 38-46. https://doi.org/10.18662/brain/11.1Sup1/27

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