The questions your doctor asked are part of a K10 checklist to help determine the extent of your depression anxiety and good you have been given a care plan to speak with a psychologist. This combined with meds for a short time will help immensely and no it doesn't have to mean a long road down a mental health path. Sometimes life events can become all too much and we need a little help getting back in track. Exercise yoga and practicing mindfulness all help immensely as well, from my experience and simple actions like focusing on your in breath and out breath for a few minutes can help when anxiety strikes. There is a light at the end of the tunnel and your psychologist will give you all the tools available to reach a good outcome. Wishing you peace of mind.
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