Psychological impact of online learning during covid-19 pandemic on students' mental health as life quality basis
The article describes current problems of students' life quality connected with online learning caused by Covid-19 pandemic and related quarantine. Since online learning can be considered stressful, and that pandemics and quarantine restrictions increase its impact on students' emotional and mental health as a basis for their quality of life, it is significant to discover their impact. The purpose of the research is to examine changing in students’ mental health during two periods of online learning. 258 students of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University (Ukraine) became the sample group. Quantitative and qualitative methods have been used to achieve the purpose. The results have revealed that a rate of stress and an anxiety level among students have grown drastically comparing the first and the second online learning periods. The major conclusion is that experiencing stress, caused by online learning in terms of the pandemic and quarantine, a persons’ psychological well-being is badly influenced and can lead to depression. Practical recommendations to reduce stress and psychological problems have been proposed.
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