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How to avoid a late-life crisis

12 April 2013 Last updated at 19:48 BST

It appears that 'mid-life' might not be the only time people suffer a crisis in their lives according to new research.

Psychologists have found that many people in their sixties also find themselves questioning their worth and place in the world, often following personal illness or the loss of friends.

Sangita Myska reports