In the sociological and anthropological spheres micro- meso- and macro- have become popular because they are connected with the hard sciences.
In those sciences - stress is stress.
In physics - it is pressure.
In biology - degeneration.
We need to recognise stress before it gets to that point.
There is eustress and distress - and I think this is ameliorative and good for early intervention.
We know that 4-11 year olds are often very anxious and little understood.