Fake news web site The Guardian, of course, blames the “pandemic” rather than the ineffective policies and fear mongering (much of which was false) that caused harm:

The mental health impact of the pandemic was so severe that it prompted a “second midlife crisis” for the over-50s, with women worst affected.

A study has found that just before the second national lockdown began, those born in Britain in 1958 and 1970 were experiencing higher levels of psychological distress, on average, than they had ever experienced in adulthood before, surpassing previous peaks in their early 40s.

Source: Pandemic triggered ‘second midlife crisis’ among over-50s, study finds | Mental health | The Guardian