Midlifers the meat in a stressful sandwich

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Midlifers the meat in a stressful sandwich

As the years pass, the generational squeeze is putting more pressure on middle-aged people, study finds

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Even before Covid-19 started sweeping the globe, a faster pace of life, finances and added responsibilities had the middle-aged more stressed than their younger counterparts.

A new study, published in the American Journal of Psychology, of more than 1,000 people across all age groups, compared stress levels in the 1990s and 2010s.

Researchers noted a sharp increase in daily stress in the middle-aged group, a sample of people between the ages of 45 and 64...

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