A review by Lara Aknin (Canada) et al, (in press) draws attention to the fact that anxiety and depression were intensified only in the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meantime, the adaptive mechanisms of the population still overcame the challenge. Thus, suicide rates, loneliness, life satisfaction, and similar parameters measured in populations around the world did not vary significantly during the first year of the pandemic – for more information see the preprint https://psyarxiv.com/zw93g/