Breaking Through Depression: A Biblical and Medical Approach to Emotional Wholeness
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Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2009
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Depression affects a person mentally, spiritually, and physically, greatly impacting their lives and the people they love. With empathy and clear language, psychiatrist Donald Hall explains recent scientific discoveries about the role of chemicals in the brain, and how depression, like other illnesses, has symptoms and cures.
Hall integrates spiritual, medical, and psychological principles in his SMART model that leads those suffering from depression to the hope of recovery and healing.
- Stop Addiction: Don't make depression worse by substance abuse
- Medicate Chemical Imbalances: Have wise counsel for antidepressant management
- Adjust Expectations of Yourself: Release burdens and evaluate selfimage distortions
- Revise Your Relationships with Others: Set boundaries, talk, practice forgiveness
- Track with the Holy Spirit: See your brokenness and lean on prayer and fellowship
For readers who are suffering from or living with someone dealing with depression, Hall shares fresh scientific discoveries while standing firmly on the good news of God's hope.
Paul Meier, MD, author of over 80 books and founder of the national chain of nonprofit Meier Clinics
Archibald Hart, PhD, author of Stressed or Depressed?, board of directors, American Association of Christian Counselors, professor emeritus, Fuller Theological Seminary
H. Norman Wright, Christian counselor and author of over 70 books
Dan G. Blazer, MD, PhD, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center; author of Freud vs. God and The Age of Melancholy: Major Depression and Its Social Origins
David Allen, MD, MPH, author of Contemplation: Intimacy in a Distant World, distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association
Ray Linder, author of What Will I Do with My Money? and How Personality Affects Your Financial Behavior
William J. Maier, PsyD, Psychologist in Residence, Focus on the Family
Fred Sandefer5 Stars Out Of 5November 5, 2009Fred SandeferMy husband loved this book. He is a health professional & liked the very realistic approach to dealing with depression not usually seen in Christian books. It's an easy read & includes a 4 step to dealing with depression.
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