Depression is bad enough, but it's particularly devastating when believers are told "Christians shouldn't feel that way." In this comprehensive resource, Hart and Weber address types of depression, proven treatments, wellness strategies, and God's plan for wholeness. Learn to understand your condition as an opportunity for growth and change. Previously published as Unveiling Depression in Women.
Depression in women is epidemic. It's particularly frustrating for believers who are told that Christians shouldn't feel depressed. What is a biblical perspective on depression? What causes it in women? How do you treat it? A Woman's Guide to Overcoming Depression is an up-to-date and comprehensive resource for women experiencing mild to moderate depression. It addresses types of depression, proven treatments, strategies for wellness, and God's plan for wholeness. Hart and Weber redeem depression as an opportunity for growth and change, helping readers not only to find healing but also to build resilience. A practical and inspirational resource, this book contains exercises that encourage proactive, intentional living. A special chapter for loved ones and friends helps those readers better understand depression and how to be supportive.
Archibald D. Hart, PhD, is licensed in the state of California as a psychologist and is board certified in psychopharmacology. He is professor of psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary and the author of many books. He lives in Pasadena, California.
Catherine Hart Weber, PhD, is a licensed marriage and family therapist, specializing in psychotherapy from a Christian perspective. The coauthor of Secrets of Eve, she writes and speaks on topics relating to marriage, parenting, sexuality, and personal wellness. She lives in Sierra Madre, California.