The anxious expectation of man in an era of turbulence

  • Oleg Panchenko All-Ukrainian Professional Psychiatric League
  • Anastasiіa Kabantseva Donetsk National Medical University of Ministry of Health Protection of Ukraine
  • Irina Serdyuk State institution "Scientific and Practical Medical Rehabilitation and Diagnostic Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine"
Keywords: Anxiety, anxiety, anxious foreboding, psychological safety of a person, turbulence, information environment


The modern information space is essentially the main source of information for a person, has a direct impact on his mental activity, on the formation of his social behavior. A person is forced to live in this environment, adequately perceive its realities, taking into account information threats on its part. Awareness of these threats has brought close attention to information security and how to ensure it. It is noted that the problem of psychological security of a person acquires special urgency during social changes, the rapid development of information technology, and the possibility of using various means of influencing the human mind.Scientists examined the issues of psychological safety of an individual in an era of turbulence. In the study of ways to overcome turbulence through the prism of personality traits, the following definition is formulated: "information-psychological turbulence". This unstable state of the human psyche, caused by informational influences, occurs in sudden tides of anger, sadness or despair, a feeling of anxiety, irritation, fear or sadness. The psychological safety of the individual is manifested in its ability to maintain stability in the information environment with certain parameters, as well as with various psycho-traumatic effects, in support of destructive internal and external influences. On the other hand, in emotional expressiveness, intellectual, behavioral variability, the optimal position of the subject in the conditions of the information environment.It has been established that the relevance and necessity of ensuring the information-psychological security of the individual requires an understanding of the role of the concept of "turbulence" in the normal functioning of the human psyche, as well as in the development of pathological processes. Information-psychological security of a person in a causal relationship with turbulence correlates with anxiety phenomena.


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Panchenko, O., Kabantseva, A., & Serdyuk, I. (2020). The anxious expectation of man in an era of turbulence. Public Administration Aspects, 8(2), 44-52.