Abstract


THE EFFECT OF STRESS ON INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIAL LIFE IN A GLOBAL AGE AND ITS REFLECTIONS ON EDUCATION

This article was written in order to emphasize the effects of stress on individual and social life and its reflections on education and to contribute to other studies on this subject. In today's information societies, globalization and economic liberalization, trying to adapt to complex life conditions in an intensive information, communication and technology network cause him to feel pressured. In this context, stress is also expressed as the disease of the modern information society. This intensity affects the whole life of a person and reduces their self-esteem and efficiency. It is especially important to evaluate all aspects of stress from the individual's position, the state of environmental factors, from a sociological perspective. Disasters, economic crises, pandemic and wars have continued their effects on people for many years by affecting the masses and causing great losses. The economic, social, cultural, ecological and technological developments that emerged in the second half of the twentieth century have brought about important changes on the habits, lifestyles and needs of societies. However, especially nowadays, due to the rapid increase in social, cultural, technological and scientific change, people constantly miss something and think as if their lives are getting out of their control, and what they want is being blocked, the stress accompanying the feelings of fear, anxiety and suspicion has become a part of daily life. Especially, The Covid-19 global pandemic affecting the whole world in a short time, required measures that affect social life in all areas due to its speed of spread and negative effects on the people. This situation leads to a feeling of extreme fear, anxiety, stress in individuals. At this point, it is vital to take precautions to prevent stress from exceeding a certain level for the quality of life of individuals.



Keywords

Stress, stress types, stress sources, the consequences of stress, social life, global age


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