The Coronavirus (Covid-19) endemic is growing exponentially in the whole world. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus responsible for causing COVID-19 disease, which is highly infectious and lethal. Acculturation stress originates from attempts by individuals to resolve the differences between their culture of origin and the dominant culture. In addition, the process of acculturation often is accompanied by several stressful psycho-social experiences, personal and institutional discrimination, leaving family and friends behind in the country of origin, and the stressor of learning a new language. Moreover, with the soaring trends in globalization, people ought to seek a highly competitive and world-class education to excel in combat. As a result, academic or student burnout, a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion caused by prolonged or repeated stress in school, is a common issue among international students. During this Covid-19 pandemic, concerns on acculturation stress and academic burnout are widely discussed with a mental health issue in various spheres of contemporary society as these affect people in multiple settings.
Kochuchakkalackal Kuriala, Georgekutty
"Acculturation Stress, Covid-19 Outbreak, and Academic Burnout on the Psychological Well-being of Asian Students,"
Journal of Research Initiatives: Vol. 5
, Article 15.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.uncfsu.edu/jri/vol5/iss3/15
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