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Did the pandemic trigger a second midlife crisis?

5 April 2023

A study led by Dr Darío Moreno-Agostino found that the pandemic caused a severe decline in the mental health of over-50s, with women in particular reporting higher levels of psychological distress.

Woman standing in street with mask on. Image: Gustavo Fring via Pexels

Read: The Guardian; The Guardian (2)

More: Pandemic may have triggered second ‘midlife crisis’ in mental health for over-50s, study finds


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